Tag Archives: Helmut Newton

Renato Zero

Givenchy Couture SS10

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2010 Show was influenced by Renato Zero’s glam-rock outfits, mixed with Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin’s erotic photographs.

To read about other Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin-inspired collections, search for the « Helmut Newton » and « Guy Bourdin » posts that I have published on September 13, 2012 and on February 4, 2013, respectively.

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Posted by on August 10, 2014 in Music


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Ed Ruscha

Agent Provocateur SS13 ad

The Agent Provocateur Spring/Summer 2013 advertising campaign, starring Crystal Renn, was shot by Olivier Zahm, on a set which was influenced by Ed Ruscha’s ’70s gasoline station photographs and by Helmut Newton’s images.

Moreover, in October 2012, Gucci hosted the LACMA 2012 Art + Film Gala, at the Los Angeles Museum of Art, in honor of Ed Ruscha.

To read about Helmut Newton-inspired collections, search for the « Helmut Newton » post that I have published on September 13, 2012.

Photo : Olivier Zahm for Agent Provocateur



Posted by on December 19, 2013 in Art


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Helmut Newton

Helmut Newton’s photographs, showcased at the « Helmut Newton, 1920-2004 » retrospective at the Grand Palais, in Paris, from March 24 to July 30, 2012, inspired the Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013 Show.

Other Helmut Newton-inspired collections : Alberta Ferretti Pre-Fall 2010 (this collection evoked a powerful Helmut Newton-style woman), Alessandro Dell’Acqua Autumn/Winter 2002-2003 (inspired, like other collections designed by Alessandro Dell’Acqua, by Helmut Newton’s ’70s pictures), Anthony Vaccarello (his 1st collections, circa 2009-2010, were inspired by Helmut Newton), Bibhu Mohapatra Spring/Summer 2012, Danielle Scutt Spring/Summer 2009 (based in part on Helmut Newton’s photographs), Dior Pre-Fall 2009 (in part), Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2004-2005 (this collection was a tribute to Helmut Newton), Emilio Pucci by Peter Dundas Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (inspired by Helmut Newton’s photographs), Giambattista Valli Pre-Fall 2011 (influenced by Helmut Newton’s pictures of Paris by night), Kevork Kiledjian Autumn/Winter 2012-2013, Lawrence Steele Spring/Summer 2000 (the models echoed Helmut Newton’s ’70s glamorous women), MaxMara Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (the hairstyle of this show, by Luigi Murenu, was reminiscent of Helmut Newton’s Polaroids), Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2010 (the muses of this collection were Helmut Newton’s models), Phi Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (inspired by Helmut Newton’s « Sleepless Nights » book), Stærk Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (the starting point of this collection was Helmut and June Newton), The Row by Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen (Helmut Newton’s pictures inspired some pieces in the 1st The Row collections, designed by Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, circa 2007-2009), Vena Cava Resort 2013 (partly).

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Posted by on September 13, 2012 in Uncategorized


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