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Monaco

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The color palette of Monaco’s landscape has influenced the Louis Vuitton by Nicolas Ghesquière Resort 2015 Show, presented in Monaco on May 17, 2014.

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 

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Posted by on May 18, 2014 in Places

 

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André Saraiva

Louis Vuitton X André SS14

The « Monogram » shawl that André Saraiva has revisited for Louis Vuitton, as part of the « Foulards d’artistes / artist scarves » Spring/Summer 2014 Collection, is inspired by the drop cloth and the splatters of paint in his studio.

A few André Saraiva’s collaborations : Faith Connexion (André Saraiva shot the lookbook of Annabelle Dexter-Jones’ Spring/Summer 2012 collection for Faith Connexion), Galeries Lafayette (André Saraiva, shot by Jean-Paul Goude, stars in the Galeries Lafayette « L’Homme » Spring/Summer 2014 campaign), André Saraiva X Maison Kitsuné (André Saraiva designed a capsule collection, to celebrate the « Dream Concerts Art Show », dedicated to his artworks of his dream concerts, at Tokyo’s Maison Kitsuné, from September 4 until October 3rd, 2013), Levi’s® X Mr André (André Saraiva created a capsule collection for Levi’s®, which was launched on June 14, 2012), Louis Vuitton (to celebrate the reopening of the Villa Louis Vuitton in Saint-Tropez, on June 18, 2010, André Saraiva illustrated 30 portfolios and 10 drawings which were exhibited, then sold from June 25, 2010), Saint James® (André Saraiva revisited Saint James’® « Naval II » nautical top, available at Colette from July 14, 2011, which he originally created to dress the team of New York’s Le Bain club).

Photo : Courtesy of Louis Vuitton

 
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Posted by on April 1, 2014 in Art

 

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Cher

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The Stephen Jones-designed headpieces of the Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2014 Show were a nod to the creations that Bob Mackie designed for Cher, to celebrate « the showgirl in all of us » (the motif that covered Edie Campbell’s body revisited the « Graffiti » pattern that Stephen Sprouse created for the Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2001 Collection).

Other Cher-influenced collections : Charlie by Matthew Zink Spring/Summer 2012 (this swimwear line channeled Cher « bursting into the Rainbow Room »), Gucci by Tom Ford Spring/Summer 1999 (this « Californian hippie cool » collection, made in collaboration with Francisco Costa, was an homage to Cher), Proenza Schouler Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the half-plaited ponytails of this show, styled by Paul Hanlon for Frédéric Fekkai, referenced ’70s muses such as Cher), Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2004 (this show opened with screen projections which featured stills and video clips of Cher, especially in the ’70s).

To read about Stephen Sprouse-inspired collections, search for the « Stephen Sprouse » post that I published on November 9, 2012.

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 3, 2013 in Music

 

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Ed van der Elsken

Louis Vuitton AW1314Ed van der Elsken’s photographs of cool and sexy young people, as seen in his « Love on the Left Bank / Een liefdesgeschiedenis in Saint-Germain-des-Prés » book, influenced the Guido Palau-styled choppy bobs of the Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on August 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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The Night Porter

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Charlotte Rampling in Liliana Cavani’s « The Night Porter » influenced the fetishistic theme of the Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Show.

Other « The Night Porter »-inspired collections : Moschino Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (« Vogue »’s Mark Holgate wrote that this collection looked like Charlotte Rampling’s Lucia Atherton from « The Night Porter » who had been playing in the S&M fancy-dress box again), Thakoon Spring/Summer 2009 (« British Vogue »’s Leisa Barnett wrote that this collection featured « The Night Porter »–esque leather bra tops).

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on June 26, 2013 in Cinema

 

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The Bride Wore Black

Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Louis Vuitton by Julie de Libran Pre-Fall 2013 Collection was influenced by François Truffaut’s « The Bride Wore Black », which was an adaptation of Cornell Woolrich’s eponymous novel.

Other « The Bride Wore Black »-inspired collections : Holly Fulton Spring/Summer 2010 (this collection was partly based on Jeanne Moreau’s black and white wardrobe in « The Bride Wore Black »), Vera Wang Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this collection, influenced by film noir, was named after « The Bride Wore Black »).

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Posted by on May 3, 2013 in Cinema

 

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Mississippi Mermaid

Louis Vuitton Resort 13

The Louis Vuitton by Julie de Libran Resort 2013 Collection is based on Catherine Deneuve’s elegant and sensual style in such films as François Truffaut’s « Mississippi Mermaid ».

Moreover, Suno’s Max Osterweis confided his love for François Truffaut’s « Mississippi Mermaid » in the mood board that was published on the « Vogue » site, on May 11, 2011.

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Posted by on April 25, 2013 in Cinema

 

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