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Françoise Hardy

Paco Rabanne AW1314

Françoise Hardy in the ’60s influenced the chain mail pieces of the Paco Rabanne by Lydia Maurer Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Collection.

Other Françoise Hardy-inspired collections : AG Denim (the « Classic » capsule collection, launched in January 2013, was influenced by Françoise Hardy and the Beat Generation in ’60s Paris), Alice McCall Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (according to Alice McCall, this collection exuded a « ’60s rock chick vibe, a bit Françoise Hardy »), Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (Nicolas Ghesquière said that this collection was « a little bit Françoise Hardy »), Carrie Hill (in June 2010, Carrie Hill told « British Vogue » that her perfect muse would be someone like Françoise Hardy), Comme des Garçons (the name of the brand, established by Rei Kawakubo in 1969, and which means « like the boys », was taken from Françoise Hardy’s lyrics), Eric Bergère Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 (Eric Bergère dedicated this Parisian collection to Françoise Hardy), Jill Stuart Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (this collection was based on ’60s icons such as Françoise Hardy), Maje (on September 10, 2012, Maje launched an « Icons Forever » collection dedicated to Françoise Hardy, ’60s era, featuring 4 T-shirts, accompanied with 4 bags), Mirror / Dash Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (for this collection, Kim Gordon, Melinda Wansbrough and Jeffrey Monteiro designed the « Hardy » jacket, named after Françoise Hardy ; moreover, in the ’90s, Kim Gordon tried to duplicate the white pants that Françoise Hardy wore on a photograph with Bob Dylan, for her X-Girl label), Rebecca Minkoff Pre-Fall 2012 (this collection channeled Françoise Hardy in the ’60s), Salvatore Ferragamo by Massimiliano Giornetti Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (« Françoise Hardy meets Monica Vitti » was the theme of the hairstyle of this show, by Luigi Murenu), Umit Benan Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear (this collection was partly inspired by Françoise Hardy’s androgynous style), Yigal Azrouël Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (for this collection, Yigal Azrouël drew inspiration from Françoise Hardy’s idea of privacy).

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Posted by on August 31, 2013 in Music


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Anish Kapoor

The hats (made by Philip Treacy), the shining blues, greens and reds, and the sharp cuts of the Paco Rabanne by Manish Arora Spring/Summer 2012 Show are inspired by Anish Kapoor’s « I Have Places Like These, You Have Places Like These » work.

Some Anish Kapoor-inspired collections and items or Anish Kapoor’s collaborations : BVLGARI Spring/Summer 2010 (« B Zero 1 » ring, in collaboration with Anish Kapoor), Dior by Camille Miceli Spring/Summer 2010 (some jewels were reminiscent of Anish Kapoor’s cement work, « Greyman Cries, Shaman Dies, Billowing Smoke, Beauty Evoked »), Dirk Schönberger for Joop ! Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (hats influenced by Anish Kapoor’s sculptures), Frédéric Malle (the sprays that Pierre Hardy designed for the Frédéric Malle perfumes, in 2011, had tops that were reminiscent of Anish Kapoor’s works), Louisa Guinness Gallery (since 2003, the gallery has commissioned Anish Kapoor to create jewelry, unveiled at, Sisley (the bottles of the « Black » and « White » editions of the « Eau du Soir » perfume, launched for Fall 2010, were inspired by Anish Kapoor), Stéphane Rolland Couture Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (inspired by Anish Kapoor’s « Cloud Gate » sculpture).

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Posted by on May 29, 2012 in Art


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