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Erté

Gucci SS14

Erté’s Art Nouveau illustrations have inspired the Gucci by Frida Giannini Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Other Erté-influenced collections : Lindsey Thornburg Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this collection featured a velvet dress which was based on Erté’s « Adoration » painting), Naeem Khan Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this show drew inspiration from Erté’s illustrations and from the Byzantine Empire).

Photo : Davide Maestri

 

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2013 in Art

 

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Rio de Janeiro

Gucci Resort 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The sunsets of Rio de Janeiro inspired the Gucci by Frida Giannini Resort 2014 Collection.

Other Rio de Janeiro-influenced collections : Carlos Falchi & mark.present Rio : a beauty & fashion collection Spring/Summer 2010, Carlos Miele Spring/Summer 2010 (the bright patterns were based on the photographs that Carlos Miele took in the streets of Rio), Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2010 (this collection had a « flying-down-to-Rio » spirit ), Escada Spring/Summer 2005 (« Rockin’ Rio » line, which was accompanied with the « Rockin’ Rio » perfume), Halcyon Days (the « Wanderlust » collection, designed by Charlotte Moss and launched in January 2011, featured an enamel bangle named « Rio »), Issa London Spring/Summer 2012 (on the program notes, Daniella Issa Helayel explained that she went back to her Rio roots for this show), Lancôme X Christopher Kane (the « Juicy Tubes » of this line of lipglosses, launched in May 2008, were inspired by 4 cities, including Rio), Paul Smith Spring/Summer 2004 (an illustration book about the Rio Carnival was the starting point of this show), Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2003-2004 (film footage of the Rio Carnival was projected on the backdrop of this show), Sophia Webster Spring/Summer 2013 (the color palette of this footwear collection was inspired by Rio’s bright pastel-painted houses), TSE Resort 2013 (this collection was influenced by Rio’s coastline), Wolford Spring/Summer 2004 (« Rio » line).

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on July 10, 2013 in Places

 

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Richard Avedon

Gucci SS13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Avedon’s work inspired the Gucci by Frida Giannini Spring/Summer 2013 Collection.

A few other Richard Avedon-influenced collections : Alberto Marani (Richard Avedon’s photographs were among the images that featured in Alberto Marani’s moodboard, which was published on the « Vogue Paris » site, in March 2011), Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2005 (this collection was partly influenced by the beauty in Richard Avedon’s images), Jason Wu (Jason Wu has been inspired by Richard Avedon’s work), Louise Goldin Spring/Summer 2010 (the starting point of this collection was Richard Avedon’s collaboration for the ’90s Versace’s campaigns), Novis Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this collection was based on the photographs that Richard Avedon took in Paris, in the ’50s and the ’60s), Prabal Gurung Spring/Summer 2011 (this collection partly referenced the Richard Avedon-shot portraits of Penelope Tree), Preen Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this collection was inspired by Richard Avedon’s portraits of Dorian Leigh), Proenza Schouler (Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough sometimes drew inspiration from Richard Avedon’s images), SportMax Pre-Fall 2011 (this collection evoked the glamorous women that have been photographed by Richard Avedon), St. John Resort 2013 (one long black dress, designed by George Sharp, echoed Richard Avedon’s famous photograph of Dovima).

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 
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Posted by on March 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Allen Jones

Gucci AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allen Jones’ erotic artworks inspired the Gucci by Frida Giannini Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Other Allen Jones-influenced collections : Donna Karan Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (the hair of this collection, styled by Eugene Souleiman, which featured headbands, was an homage to the fetishistic mannequins of Allen Jones), Giles Spring/Summer 2013 (this collection was based on Allen Jones’ pop sculptures), Jonathan Saunders Spring/Summer 2011 (« Vogue » wrote that the makeup, by Lucia Pieroni for M.A.C, and the hairstyle, by Paul Hanlon for TIGI Hair, of this show gave a look that was « 1940s prom queen – turned – Allen Jones sculpture »), Jonathan Saunders Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (Allen Jones was one of the references of this collection).

Photo : GoRunway / VOGUE.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2013 in Art

 

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