RSS

Tag Archives: Lingerie

Brothers Grimm

Victoria's Secret 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

« William Shakespeare meets the Brothers Grimm » was the theme of the « Fairy Tale » section of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014.

To read about other Brothers Grimm-influenced collections, search for the « Snow White » and « Little Red Riding Hood » posts that I have published on February 25, 2014, and on March 2, 2014, respectively.

To read about other William Shakespeare-inspired collections, search for the « William Shakespeare » post that I have published on August 26, 2013.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
5 Comments

Posted by on December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Deck the Halls

Victoria's Secret 7

The 6th segment of the 2007 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, titled « Deck the Halls », was named after the eponymous Christmas carol.

Photo : Courtesy of Victoria’s Secret

 

 

 
5 Comments

Posted by on November 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

City of Love

Andrés Sardá SS15

Paris, the City of Love, influenced the 19th look of the Andrés Sardá Spring/Summer 2015 Show, titled « First Class », which was inspired by an image of an airplane « taking off for beauty ».

To read about other Paris-influenced collections, search for the « Paris » and « Paname » posts that I have published on March 1, 2013, and on July 25, 2014, respectively.

Photo : VOGUE.es

 

 

 
7 Comments

Posted by on October 16, 2014 in Places

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Steven Klein

Giles for Ann Summers SS14 Steven Klein

The mood boards of the Giles Deacon for Ann Summers lingerie and sexcessories capsule collection, available on May 1, 2014, combined images of Giles Deacon’s favorite fashion photographers, such as Steven Klein.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 
23 Comments

Posted by on April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

David LaChapelle

Giles for Ann Summers SS14

David LaChapelle is one of the photographers whose work featured on the mood board of the Giles for Ann Summers lingerie collection, due to launch on May 1, 2014.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
20 Comments

Posted by on April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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

 

 
22 Comments

Posted by on December 19, 2013 in Art

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Christmas pudding

Charlotte Olympia Christmas 13Christmas pudding has inspired the « Christmas Pudding Pouch » in Charlotte Olympia’s « Jingle All the Way ! » Christmas Collection (this Christmassy bag originally appeared in Charlotte Olympia’s 2012 Xmas collection).

Photo : Courtesy of Charlotte Olympia

 

 

 
27 Comments

Posted by on November 26, 2013 in Food

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Football / soccer

Victoria's Secret 13 Football

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The outfit that Cara Delevingne modeled in the « British Invasion » segment of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013 paid homage to football / soccer.

Other football / soccer-inspired collections or items : Alexandre Herchcovitch Spring/Summer 2010 (this collection was influenced by football / soccer), Baptiste Viry Spring/Summer 2009 Menswear (« football / soccer player »-shaped golden buttons on some vests), Dirk Bikkembergs Spring/Summer 2004 Menswear (this collection was inspired by football / soccer ; in 2001, Dirk Bikkembergs unveiled his show at Milan’s San Siro stadium ; in 2002, footballers took to the catwalk for the designer ; in 2003, Dirk Bikkembergs designed the city outfits of the Inter Milan’s players ; in 2004, the Bikkembergs Sport line, decorated with « Il Pupino » logo, which figures a football / soccer player in a circle made of letters, was launched, in association with Umbro ; since 2005, Dirk Bikkembergs has created the uniforms of the players of the FC Fossombrone, in Italy, a club that he has bought), Dirk Bikkembergs Autumn/Winter 2004-2005 Menswear (during this show, based on sport, models were running after a ball), Dirk Bikkembergs Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this show set featured marble football / soccer balls), DressCamp Spring/Summer 2014 (this show featured football / soccer jersey-inspired dresses), Ebel (the « Tekton » watch, launched in September 2008, was based on a football / soccer ball), Jérôme Dreyfuss (in 2005, the « Diego » bag, dedicated to Diego Maradona, was launched), Louis Vuitton (in June 2004, to celebrate the UEFA European Football championship, in Portugal, Louis Vuitton launched the « Attacking / L’Attaquant » football / soccer bag, in its « Giant Checkerboard / Damier Géant » line ; in June 2010, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup, in South Africa, Diego Maradona, Pelé and Zinedine Zidane starred in Louis Vuitton’s institutional campaign, and Louis Vuitton produced the case for the World Cup trophy), Marithé + François Girbaud Spring/Summer 2007 Menswear (this collection, presented in 2006, to celebrate FIFA World Cup, in Germany, showcased football / soccer-inspired pieces), Mister Freedom (in the ’70s, Tommy Roberts took inspiration from football / soccer equipments for some Mister Freedom items), Siv Stoldal (some Siv Stoldal-designed pieces evoke football / soccer), Valérie Valade (for Spring 2008, Valérie Valade launched bags that were made after football / soccer balls), Y-3 Spring/Summer 2010 (the World Cup was the theme of this show, which was inspired by the movement of the net after a goal in a football / soccer match ; for the finale, Zinedine Zidane took a shot at a goal, on the catwalk, alongside Yohji Yamamoto).

Furthermore, in June 2010, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup, in South Africa, the « L’Optimum » magazine asked 33 designers, including Dolce & Gabbana (Dolce & Gabbana have also produced the uniforms of the A. C. Milan, from 2004, the outfits of the Italian team for the World Cup, in 2006, in Germany, the uniforms of the Chelsea F.C. footballers, in 2010, and the « Dolce & Gabbana Lounge », at the Stamford Bridge stadium, and have also photographed football / soccer players), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Lanvin and Marc Jacobs, to create football / soccer outfits, as part of the « Football / soccer as seen by fashion / Le Football vu par la mode » project, which were sold to benefit Zinedine Zidane’s Ela association.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
17 Comments

Posted by on November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Candy canes

Victoria's Secret 12Candy canes have been a source of inspiration for a Christmas look of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2012.

Other candy canes-inspired items : Joanne Stoker Spring/Summer 2013 (the « candy cane » heels were influenced by Joanne Stoker’s 1st holiday along the British coastline, when she was 5 years old).

Photo : Courtesy of Victoria’s Secret

 

 

 
20 Comments

Posted by on November 17, 2013 in Food

 

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The Snow Queen

Victoria's Secret 13 The Snow Queen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The « Snow Angels » segment of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013, headlined by Taylor Swift, was based on Hans Christian Andersen’s « The Snow Queen » fairy tale.

Furthermore, vanessabruno X Biotherm’s « l’eau » fragrance, launched in October 2011, also paid homage to Hans Christian Andersen’s « The Snow Queen ».

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
39 Comments

Posted by on November 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,