Dziga Vertov’s « Man with a Movie Camera » and the fascination with technology have influenced the Holly Fulton Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show, which paid homage to businesswomen.
Photo : Giovanni Giannoni
Some M. C. Escher-influenced collections : Diane von Furstenberg Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the black and white motifs in this show echo M. C. Escher’s drawings), Eley Kishimoto for Clarks Originals Spring/Summer 2013 (the « Desert Boots » that Eley Kishimoto customized for Clarks Originals are decorated with M. C. Escher-inspired motifs), Ichiro Suzuki (the menswear collection that Ichiro Suzuki presented in July 2012, as part of the 2012 International Talent Support competition, was inspired in part by M. C. Escher’s optical works), Issey Miyake by Dai Fujiwara Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (M. C. Escher influenced the optical illusion pieces of this collection), Jonathan Saunders Spring/Summer 2004 (this collection referenced, among other things, M. C. Escher’s optical works), Jonathan Saunders Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (partly inspired by M. C. Escher), Loewe by Stuart Vevers Spring/Summer 2012 (this collection, which featured M. C. Escher-influenced tile and lizard prints, celebrated the 75th anniversary of M. C. Escher’s trip to the Alhambra in Granada), Marco de Vincenzo Spring/Summer 2012 (some knitted dresses were reminiscent of M. C. Escher’s lithographs), Matthew Williamson Spring/Summer 2006 (some prints were based on M. C. Escher’s works), Narciso Rodriguez Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (M. C. Escher-inspired motifs), Neil Barrett Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear (some motifs were inspired by M. C. Escher), Paul & Joe® Resort 2013 (M. C. Escher-inspired patterns), Paul Smith Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Menswear (some knits evoke M. C. Escher’s works), Rag & Bone Spring/Summer 2012 (optical M. C. Escher-style motifs), Ter et Bantine Spring/Summer 2013 (M. C. Escher-style cube prints), Tomohiro Tokita (the sci-fi menswear collection that Tomohiro Tokita presented in 2010, when he was graduating at the Fashion department of Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts, featured M. C. Escher-influenced prints).
Furthermore, the James Lima-directed « Fallen Shadows » film (showcasing Prada’s Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 collection), screened on September 2008 in Prada’s Broadway Epicenter, partly took inspiration from M. C. Escher.
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Another Tom Wesselmann-inspired collection : Yves Saint Laurent Couture Autumn/Winter 1966-1967 (this collection, dedicated to Pop Art, paid homage, among others, to Tom Wesselmann).
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