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Beverly Hills

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Beverly Hills was one of the inspirations of the Yazbukey Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, entitled « Tropical Heatwave ».

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Posted by on November 26, 2014 in Places


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New Mexico

Balmain Resort 15

The Balmain by Olivier Rousteing Resort 2015 Collection, whose palette is based on David Hockney’s paintings of Los Angeles, is partly inspired by New Mexico’s Navajo blankets.

Other New Mexico-influenced collections : Felicity Brown Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this collection made reference to Zuñi masks), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2006 (in part), Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 (specifically Santa Fe, New Mexico).

To read about other David Hockney-inspired collections, search for the « David Hockney » post that I have published on June 1, 2012.

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Posted by on July 30, 2014 in Places


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City of Angels

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The Rodarte Spring/Summer 2014 Show was a tribute to the City of Angels.

To read about other Los Angeles-inspired collections, search for the « Los Angeles » post that I have published on December 4, 2013.

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Posted by on February 1, 2014 in Places


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John Lautner

Clover Canyon SS14 John Lautner

John Lautner’s Chemosphere House has inspired the Clover Canyon Spring/Summer 2014 Collection.

Furthermore, Katy Rodriguez presented her Frida Kahlo-inspired Spring/Summer 2009 collection, titled « Mujeres Verdaderas / Real Women », in a John Lautner-designed glass house in Los Angeles.

Moreover, in 2011, the Steven Klein-shot Dior ad campaign, for the « Lady Dior » bag, starring Marion Cotillard, was photographed in a Los Angeles house, created by John Lautner, and, in the same year, Tom Ford rented the John Lautner-designed Arthur Elrod House, in Palm Springs, for shooting the campaign of one of his perfumes.

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Posted by on December 9, 2013 in Architecture


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Los Angeles

Jasmin Shokrian SS14The fascination with Los Angeles, and the City of Angels’ numerous layers, have influenced the Jasmin Shokrian Spring/Summer 2014 Collection, which features a « Je pars habiter à Los Angeles » (« I’m going to live in Los Angeles ») slogan.

Other Los Angeles-inspired collections : Christophe Lemaire Spring/Summer 2009 (this « Sounds from L.A. » T-shirts line paid tribute to Californian musicians and record labels such as Human Ear Music, Softboiled Eggies, and Stones Throw Records), Emanuel Ungaro by Giambattista Valli Spring/Summer 2004 (this show was partly inspired by Giambattista Valli’s then-recent trip to Los Angeles), Nanette Lepore Resort 2014 (Venice Beach and the personal style of Los Angeles-based bloggers such as Aimee Song and Shea Marie influenced this collection), Rodarte Spring/Summer 2014 (this show was an homage to Los Angeles), RVCA X Erin Wasson 2009-2010 (this collection mixed Los Angeles’ street beach culture and New York’s style), vanessabruno Spring/Summer 2011.

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Posted by on December 4, 2013 in Places


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Charlotte Olympia Pre-Fall 13Charlotte Olympia’s Pre-Fall 2013 Collection, titled « Hollywoodland », pays tribute to old Hollywood glamour.

Other Hollywood-inspired collections : Celine by Ivana Omazic Resort 2005 (this collection, dubbed « Hollywood Resort », was partly based on Beverly Hills’ actresses), John Galliano Spring/Summer 2010 (this show paid homage to old Hollywood heroines), Topshop Unique Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the theme of this show was « old Hollywood legends meet the One Hundred and One Dalmatians »).

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Posted by on November 12, 2013 in Places


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Venice Beach

Nanette Lepore Resort 14























Venice Beach, and the personal style of Los Angeles-based bloggers such as Aimee Song and Shea Marie, influenced the Nanette Lepore Resort 2014 Collection.

Other Venice Beach-inspired collections : John Galliano Spring/Summer 2008 Menswear (the theme of this collection was « Road Warriors on Venice Beach »), Lela Rose Spring/Summer 2010 (the color palette of this show was based on Venice Beach), Vena Cava Resort 2010 (this collection featured ’90s Venice Beach-influenced silhouettes).

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Posted by on June 10, 2013 in Places


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