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Jacques Henri Lartigue

John Galliano AW56

The John Galliano Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 Show was influenced by Jacques Henri Lartigue’s photographs.

Other Jacques Henri Lartigue-inspired collections : Badgley Mischka Spring/Summer 2014 (this show paid homage to Jacques Henri Lartigue’s ’20s images of women relaxing on the French Riviera), Peter Som Spring/Summer 2003 (this collection took inspiration from Jacques Henri Lartigue’s pictures of the French Riviera in the interwar period).

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Posted by on December 1, 2014 in Uncategorized


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James Gillray

John Galliano SS9

The John Galliano Spring/Summer 2009 Show made reference to James Gillray’s caricatures.

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Posted by on November 25, 2014 in Art


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Millicent Rogers

Dior Couture SS10Images of Millicent Rogers, archived at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, influenced the Dior by John Galliano Couture Spring/Summer 2010 Collection.

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Posted by on October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Dior Couture SS6A research trip in the south of France, which included a visit to Arles, was the starting point of the Dior by John Galliano Couture Spring/Summer 2006 Show.

Other Arles-influenced collections : Christian Lacroix Couture Autumn/Winter 1987-1988 and Christian Lacroix Couture Autumn/Winter 2001-2002 (among various shows which highlighted the Franco-Spanish traditions of Christian Lacroix’s native Arles ; moreover, Christian Lacroix has often drawn inspiration from Antoine Raspal’s paintings of Arles’ seamstresses).

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Posted by on September 1, 2014 in Places


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Dior Couture SS4

The Dior by John Galliano Couture Spring/Summer 2004 Show was influenced by an aerial tour of Egypt, which included Luxor.

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Posted by on August 28, 2014 in Places


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Nick Knight

Dior Couture AW1011Nick Knight’s color-saturated flower pictures have inspired the Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 Collection, titled « The Floral Line / La Ligne Florale ».

Other Nick Knight-influenced collections : Preen Resort 2013 (Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi drew inspiration from Nick Knight’s photographs of flowers), TSE Pre-Fall 2014 (Nick Knight’s 1997 portfolio of dried flowers, called « Flora », was the starting point of this collection).

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Posted by on August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Empress Elisabeth of Austria


Empress Elisabeth of Austria (« Sissi ») was one of the inspirations of the Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2004-2005 Show.

Other Empress Elisabeth of Austria-influenced collections : Emilio Pucci by Peter Dundas Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Romy Schneider in Ernst Marischka’s « Sissi » trilogy was one of the references of this collection), Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 (the penultimate look of this show, a Second Empire crinoline, worn by Conchita Wurst, was named « Zizi Imperatrice / Willy the Empress », a pun on « Sissi impératrice », French for Empress Sissi), Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2004-2005 (Elisabeth of Austria was one of the inspirations of this show).

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Posted by on August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Dior Couture SS9

The Dior by John Galliano Couture Spring/Summer 2009 Show was inspired by Dutch and Flemish painters.

Another Netherlands-inspired collection : Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (the Flemish berets and the colors of this show paid tribute to Dutch and Flemish painters).

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Posted by on August 18, 2014 in Places


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Marc Newson

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Marc Newson’s smooth industrial designs have influenced the John Galliano by Bill Gaytten Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

A few Marc Newson’s collaborations : Boucheron (Marc Newson created the « Julia » diamond necklace, which was launched on July 8, 2009), G-Star (Marc Newson has designed the G-Star by Marc Newson Limited Collection, launched on July 15, 2009, which featured 5 jackets for men, and 4 pieces for women), Jaeger-LeCoultre (in 2008, the « Atmos 561 » clock was redesigned by Marc Newson, to celebrate its 80th anniversary), Nike (in the Autumn of 2004, Marc Newson designed the « Z-Doc » sneakers for Nike).

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Posted by on March 12, 2014 in Design


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Rudolf Nureyev

John Galliano AW1112 MenswearRudolf Nureyev’s style influenced the John Galliano Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Menswear Show.

Other Rudolf Nureyev-inspired collections : Balmain by Olivier Rousteing Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Menswear (Rudolf Nureyev’s style was mixed with the elegance of Russia’s Imperial Army officers), Carven by Guillaume Henry Resort 2013 (Peter Schlesinger’s photographs of ’70s icons such as Rudolf Nureyev have inspired this collection), Costume National Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 Menswear (the pieces such as caps, skinny trousers into boots, and scarves around the waist, evoked Rudolf Nureyev’s elegance), Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (during this presentation, some men’s pieces were also showcased, which echoed Rudolf Nureyev’s iconic looks), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 Menswear (this show was partly based on Rudolf Nureyev), Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 Menswear (the show notes mentioned Rudolf Nureyev).

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Posted by on January 1, 2014 in Dance


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