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The Clash

JPG Couture SS11 The Clash

The Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2011 Show, titled « Punk Cancan », paid homage to French cancan and British punk bands, such as The Clash.

Other The Clash-inspired collections : Kelly Wearstler Pre-Fall 2012 (old videos of The Clash  were among the influences of this presentation), Luella Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 (this show was titled « Daddy, who were The Clash ?»), Phi Spring/Summer 2008 (this show paid tribute to the « insouciant yet elegant » look of The Clash).

Moreover, in 2010, to launch The Rodnik Band for OVS industry capsule collection, Philip Colbert wrote the song « God Dress the Queen ! », which was based on The Clash’s « London Calling ».

Photo : Vogue.co.uk

 

 

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Posted by on August 24, 2014 in Music

 

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Sid Vicious

JPG Couture SS11 Sid ViciousSid Vicious was one of the influences of the Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2011 Collection, titled « Punk Cancan ».

Other Sid Vicious-inspired collections : Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2003 (Sid Vicious was one of the references of this show), Kinder Aggugini Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Kinder Aggugini told « British Vogue » that the muse of this collection was a woman who dressed as the result of Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious having married Coco Chanel).

To read about other Sex Pistols-influenced collections, search for the « Sex Pistols » post that I have published on May 2, 2013.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on August 1, 2014 in Music

 

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Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids

Meadham Kirchhoff for Topshop 13

Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids’ aesthetic influenced the Meadham Kirchhoff for Topshop Collection, « The Cherrys », which will be available on November 21, 2013, and which is based on Edward Meadham and Benjamin Kirchhoff’s vision of their dream punk rock girl band, that they have named The Cherrys.

To read about other Marilyn Manson-inspired collections, search for the « Marilyn Manson » post that I have published on September 17, 2012.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 19, 2013 in Music

 

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Tartan

JPG The Fashion World of JPG 13

Tartan has inspired numerous Jean Paul Gaultier’s pieces, including the ones that are showcased in the Thierry-Maxime Loriot-curated « The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier : From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk » exhibition, at New York’s Brooklyn Museum, from October 25, 2013 until February 23, 2014.

The Scottish kilt is one of Jean Paul Gaultier’s signatures, and the couturier has often spotlighted this pattern, particularly in his Spring/Summer 1984 collection (« The Return of the print / Le Retour de l’imprimé »), his Autumn/Winter 1987-1988 Menswear collection (« The Rock Stars / Les Rock Stars »), his Autumn/Winter 1991-1992 Menswear collection (« The Prisoner / Le Prisonnier »), his Autumn/Winter 1998-1999 Menswear collection (« Like a Prayer »), and his Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear collection.

Other collections with tartan : Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 1995-1996 (Alexander McQueen’s tartan was showcased for the 1st time in this collection, titled « Highland Rape », which was based on the 18th century Jacobite Risings and the 19th century Highland Clearances), Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Pre-Fall 2013 (this « Paris-Edinburgh » show paid tribute to Scotland, where Coco Chanel spent some time with her then-lover, the Duke of Westminster), Corrie Nielsen Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection was an homage to the Scottish Highlands), House of Holland Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (tartan-influenced collection), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Couture Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 (this collection, named « Bellintellingentsia », showcased tartan motifs, especially the Royal Stewart tartan), L.A.M.B. Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (Gwen Stefani, one of the most passionate fans of tartan, has particularly highlighted this motif in this collection), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2004-2005 (this show was partly based on Scottish romanticism), Moschino Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (Scotland’s heritage was honored in this show), Saint Laurent Paris by Hedi Slimane Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this show celebrated California grunge), Versace Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this collection showcased the « Vunk ! », which is an hybrid of Versace and punk), Vivienne Westwood (the Scottish tartan is recurrent in Vivienne Westwood’s collections, specifically in her Autumn/Winter 1989-1990 collection, titled « Trip to Cythera », and in her « Anglomania » Autumn/Winter 1997-1998 collection).

Photo : Thomas Iannaccone

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Elizabeth II

Libertine SS14

Elizabeth II, as seen on the cover of the Sex Pistols’ « God Save the Queen » single sleeve, is referenced in the Libertine Spring/Summer 2014 Collection.

Other Elizabeth II-inspired collections or items : Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (portraits of Elizabeth II featured on the « Union Jack » pattern of this collection), Andrew GN Spring/Summer 2013 (this collection was titled « Queen Elizabeth II visiting India with a stopover in Japan »), Antonio Marras Spring/Summer 2013 (the theme of this show was « Elizabeth II and the Vivian Girls in a wedding reception, into the Italian countryside »), D&G by Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this collection was based on Elizabeth II, as portrayed by Stephen Frears in his « The Queen » film), Moschino (the Sex Pistols’ « God Save the Queen » single sleeve was revisited on the « In Love We Trust » T-shirt that Moschino designed for Moda Operandi’s exclusive « Punk » Collection, launched on May 2, 2013, to celebrate the « PUNK : Chaos to Couture » exhibition, presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, in New York, from May 9 until August 14, 2013), Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 1987-1988 (this collection, dubbed « Harris Tweed », was inspired by the British fashion, when Elizabeth II was adolescent).

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 
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Posted by on September 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Sex Pistols

Moda Operandi Punk SS13The Sex Pistols’ logo is revisited by Moschino on the « In Love We Trust » T-shirt that the brand designed for Moda Operandi’s exclusive «Punk» Collection, launched on May 2, 2013, to celebrate the «PUNK : Chaos to Couture» exhibition, presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, in New York, from May 9 until August 14, 2013.

Some Sex Pistols-inspired collections : Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (some looks echoed the Sex Pistols’ punk generation), Kinder Aggugini Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Kinder Aggugini told « British Vogue » that the muse of this collection was a woman who dressed as the result of Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious having married Coco Chanel).

Moreover, Vivienne Westwood, who launched the punk fashion in 1976 with the Sex Pistols’ manager, Malcolm McLaren, and designed clothes for the band, cowrote, in 1978, the lyrics of « Who Killed Bambi ? » for the Sex Pistols’ « The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle » soundtrack album, and, in 1987, Undercover’s Jun Takahashi formed the tribute band Tokyo Sex Pistols.

Photo : Courtesy of Moda Operandi

 

 
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Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Music

 

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