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French Riviera

JCDC Resort 15

The Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Resort 2015 Collection is a tribute to the lifestyle on the French Riviera.

Other French Riviera-influenced collections : Badgley Mischka Spring/Summer 2014 (this show was based on Jacques Henri Lartigue’s ’20s pictures of women relaxing on the French Riviera), Bibhu Mohapatra Resort 2012 (this collection drew inspiration from vintage postcards from the French Riviera in the ’50s), Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Resort 2011 (this show was an homage to Saint-Tropez), Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Resort 2012 (presented in Antibes, this collection highlighted the differences between 2 cities from the French Riviera, Saint-Tropez and Antibes), D&G by Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2009 and D&G by Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2009 Menswear (these shows were influenced by the French Riviera), Jill Stuart Resort 2012 (the theme of this collection was « Lolita on the French Riviera »), L’Wren Scott Spring/Summer 2012 (titled « Beau Monde », this show was influenced by the beautiful people on the French Riviera in the Glamour Era), Missoni Resort 2014 (this collection was a tribute to French actresses exposing themselves to the sun in the Côte d’Azur), Peter Som Spring/Summer 2003 (this show took its cues from Jacques Henri Lartigue’s photographs of the French Riviera in the interwar period).

Photo : Courtesy of Jean-Charles de Castelbajac

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Posted by on June 7, 2014 in Places

 

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Meret Oppenheim

JCDC AW1415The strong use of femininity in Meret Oppenheim’s surrealist art has influenced the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show, titled « Sportsoir ».

Another Meret Oppenheim-inspired collection : Giambattista Valli Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (Meret Oppenheim was referenced in this show).

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 

 
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Posted by on March 6, 2014 in Art

 

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Blondie

JCDC AW78 Blondie

One minidress in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 Show paid homage to Blondie.

Another Blondie-inspired collection : A.L.C. Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the starting point of this collection, designed by Andrea Lieberman, was a picture of Blondie’s Debbie Harry looking tough in Amos Poe’s « The Foreigner » film).

To read about other Blondie or Debbie Harry-inspired collections or items, search for the « Debbie Harry » post that I have published on November 8, 2012.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on December 31, 2013 in Music

 

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Muhammad Ali

JCDC SS8 Muhammad Ali

One dress paid homage to Muhammad Ali in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 2008 Show, named « Sportacus ».

Furthermore, Muhammad Ali starred, with his grandson, in Louis Vuitton’s Annie Leibovitz-shot « Core Values » campaign, which was unveiled on June 15, 2012.

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Posted by on December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

JCDC AW1112 Ingres

Man Ray’s photographic tribute to Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, « Ingres’s Violin / Le Violon d’Ingres », was referenced in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Show, titled « Woman / Ray ».

Some Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres-inspired collections : BodyAmr Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this collection paid homage to Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s « The Big Odalisque / La Grande Odalisque » painting), Elisabeth de Senneville Spring/Summer 1989 (this collection featured printed images which reproduced Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s « The Turkish Bath / Le Bain turc » work), Maryam Keyhani Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (for this collection, which honored Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s color palette, Maryam Keyhani started sketching on top of the neoclassical painter’s portraits), Pleats Please by Issey Miyake Autumn/Winter 1996-1997 (the N° 1 « Guest Artist Series », in collaboration with Yasumasa Morimura, featured prints that were based on Yasumasa Morimura’s photographs, which were originally influenced by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s  « Odalisque » artwork).

To read about other Man Ray-inspired collections, search for the « Man Ray » post that I have published on July 6, 2012.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on December 22, 2013 in Art

 

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Cleopatra

JCDC SS8 Cleopatra

One dress in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 2008 Show, titled « Sportacus », paid tribute to Elizabeth Taylor in Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s « Cleopatra ».

Other « Cleopatra »-inspired items : Topshop Unique Spring/Summer 2012 (portraits of Elizabeth Taylor in « Cleopatra » were reproduced on the sweater and on the T-shirt of the 35th and 36th looks, and on the invitation for this show, whose theme was « ancient Egypt meets ’90s urban hip-hop scene »).

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Posted by on December 10, 2013 in Cinema

 

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Saturday Night Fever

JCDC AW78

One dress paid tribute to John Travolta in John Badham’s « Saturday Night Fever » in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 Show.

Another « Saturday Night Fever »-inspired outfit : A.W.A.K.E. by Natalia Alaverdian Spring/Summer 2013 (this collection featured a 3-piece white canvas suit that was, according to Natalia Alaverdian, « very Saturday Night Fever »).

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Posted by on December 3, 2013 in Cinema

 

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