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Johnny Moncada

Antonio Marras Resort 15

The Antonio Marras Resort 2015 Collection makes reference to Johnny Moncada’s photographs of Veruschka on Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda.

Another Johnny Moncada-influenced collection : Roberto Cavalli Resort 2015 (Johnny Moncada’s pictures of Veruschka in the ’70s, published in the book « From Vera to Veruschka : The Unseen Photographs of Johnny Moncada », to accompany the eponymous exhibition, at London’s Somerset House, from April 2nd until June 1st, 2014, have inspired this collection).

Photo : Courtesy of Antonio Marras


Posted by on June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Roberto Cavalli Resort 15

The Roberto Cavalli Resort 2015 Collection draws inspiration from Johnny Moncada’s ’70s images of Veruschka, taken from the « From Vera to Veruschka : The Unseen Photographs of Johnny Moncada » book, published in 2014 by Rizzoli.

Other Veruschka-influenced collections : Antonio Marras Resort 2015 (this presentation pays homage to Johnny Moncada’s photographs of Veruschka, on Sardinia’s Emerald Coast), Basso & Brooke Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the show notes mentioned Veruschka’s work with Holger Trülzsch in the 1986 « Trans-figurations » book), Clements Ribeiro Spring/Summer 2002 (this collection referenced the Saint-Tropez of Veruschka), Emilio Pucci by Peter Dundas Resort 2013 (partly), Giambattista Valli Spring/Summer 2008 (Veruschka, in her desert mode, was the starting point of this show), Giulietta Spring/Summer 2012 (Sofia Sizzi imagined a worldly woman like Veruschka going to a Mediterranean island), Lucas Nascimento Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 (the starting point of this collection was Veruschka in a late ’70s fashion story in « Playboy »), Maxime Simoëns Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 (the hair and makeup look of this show, by Laurent Philippon and Tom Pecheux, paid tribute to both Veruschka and Twiggy), Michael Kors Resort 2008 (this collection channeled Gloria Guinness by way of Veruschka), Rick Owens Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (to describe the mink hoods of this show, Rick Owens told « Vogue »’s André Leon Talley that they were « part Veruschka, a little Cleopatra »), Tamara Mellon Spring/Summer 2014 (some cutout tops and dresses were influenced by the German model).

Photo : Giovanna Pavesi


Posted by on June 26, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Jean-Paul Goude

Cushnie et Ochs Resort 15

The junglelike feel of the Cushnie et Ochs Resort 2015 Collection is based on Jean-Paul Goude’s photograph of Naomi Campbell, running alongside a cheetah, taken from the editorial « Wild Things », published in the September 2009 issue of « Harper’s Bazaar ».

Other Jean-Paul Goude-inspired collections : Dior by Bill Gaytten Couture Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Jean-Paul Goude’s images were referenced in this show), James Millar Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (Jean-Paul Goude’s chaotic photographic oeuvre was one of the influences of this collection), Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2013 (some models in the background of this show took poses which imitated Grace Jones on her 1985 « Island Life » album cover, shot by Jean-Paul Goude), Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2004 (this show paid homage to Jean-Paul Goude and René Gruau), Roland Mouret Spring/Summer 2004 (the work that Jean-Paul Goude did with Grace Jones in the ’80s, mixed with the powerful sensuality of Peter Lindbergh’s photographs, have influenced this show).

Photo : Courtesy of Cushnie et Ochs


Posted by on June 21, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Cindy Crawford

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The sporty and American-like hairstyle of the Anthony Vaccarello Spring/Summer 2014 Show, by Anthony Turner, was a nod to Cindy Crawford.

Other Cindy Crawford-inspired collections or Cindy Crawford’s collaboration : Cindy Crawford Collection @ C&A (Cindy Crawford’s 1st clothing line, in collaboration with C&A, for Autumn/Winter 2012-2013, was unveiled in August 2012), House of Holland Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (the 13th look of this show was a minidress with the « You would if you could, Cindy Crawford » slogan), Thakoon Addition Resort 2014 (the volumes of this collection were influenced by Cindy Crawford, in the ’80s and ’90s).

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Posted by on February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Linda Evangelista

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The Sam McKnight-styled graphic bobs of the Fendi by Karl Lagerfeld Spring/Summer 2014 Show were based on boyish pictures of Linda Evangelista in the ’80s, and on Japanese bob haircuts, and also referenced The Beatles’ hairstyles, in the ’60s.

Other Linda Evangelista-inspired item and makeup : House of Holland Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (the 12th look of this show, which started with a slideshow of photographs of supermodels, including Linda Evangelista, was a minidress with a slogan which referenced Linda Evangelista), Rag & Bone Spring/Summer 2011 (for the makeup of this show, Gucci Westman took inspiration from the early « raw, sexy and beautiful » pictures of Linda Evangelista by Peter Lindbergh).

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Posted by on February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Football / soccer

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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.

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Posted by on November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized


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The title of the Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2010 Show, « G-Spot », was a cheeky reference to the Gräfenberg Spot (the pregnancy corset was presented by Jourdan Dunn, who was then 7 months pregnant).

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Posted by on November 18, 2013 in Uncategorized


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Lee Miller

Alexander McQueen SS14

Lee Miller is one of the references of the Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Other Lee Miller-inspired collections : Bally by Michael Herz and Graeme Fidler Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the coats were based on Lee Miller’s), Bibhu Mohapatra Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (Man Ray’s images of muses such as Lee Miller influenced this collection), Bruno Pieters Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (the ’20s-styled hair of this show was an homage to Lee Miller), Carven by Guillaume Henry Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Lee Miller was one of the muses of this collection), Gucci by Frida Giannini Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (the vintage-influenced pieces of this show took inspiration from a biography of Lee Miller), Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2012 (this surrealism-themed collection paid tribute, among other things, to Man Ray’s photograph of Lee Miller’s mouth in « Observatory Time – The Lovers »).

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni



Posted by on October 2, 2013 in Uncategorized


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Glen Luchford

Giles SS14

A 1994 portrait of Kate Moss is one of the Glen Luchford-lensed photographs which are reproduced on several dresses of the Giles Spring/Summer 2014 Collection.

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni




Posted by on September 17, 2013 in Uncategorized


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Lulu & Co. AW1314 Popeye

An artwork by McAlpine Miller, who superimposed a picture of Popeye with a photorealist image of Kate Moss, features on a T-shirt of the Lulu & Co. Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Collection, dubbed « Another Girl, Another Planet ».

Another Popeye-inspired item : DRxRomanelli X Bamford (« Popeye » Rolex Yacht-Master watch, launched in August 2013).

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Posted by on September 2, 2013 in Comics


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