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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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Just Cavalli AW1415

Florence’s Renaissance art has influenced the Just Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show, titled « Renaissance Rock ».

Another Florence-inspired collection : Gareth Pugh (in January 2011, Gareth Pugh presented a special collection, at Florence’s Pitti trade show, which referenced the surroundings of the capital of Tuscany).

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni



Posted by on March 19, 2014 in Places


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Just Cavalli Pre-Fall 14

Roberto Cavalli’s imaginary voyage to Persia has influenced the Just Cavalli Pre-Fall 2014 Collection.

Other Persia-inspired collections : EmporiuM by Carat* Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this jewelry line, launched by Carat*, partly drew inspiration from Persia), Sue Wong Spring/Summer 2009 (the multicolored silk brocade in this collection referenced Persia and Morocco), Vivienne Tam Spring/Summer 2011 (the muse of this show took a journey to the Silk Road, from China across India to Persia).

Photo : Giovanna Pavesi



Posted by on December 16, 2013 in Places


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Peter Paul Rubens

Roberto Cavalli AW1314Peter Paul Rubens’ baroque style was one of the inspirations of the Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Another Peter Paul Rubens-influenced collection : Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (some prints were based on several painters, including Peter Paul Rubens).

Photo : Marcus Tondo / InDigital / GoRunway




Posted by on February 26, 2013 in Art


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Just Cavalli AW1314Bhutan’s ancient traditions influenced prints in the Just Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Other Bhutan-inspired collections : Derek Lam Resort 2012, Louis Vuitton by Kim Jones Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Menswear, Proenza Schouler Autumn/Winter 2012-2013.

Photo : Yannis Vlamos / InDigital / GoRunway




Posted by on February 22, 2013 in Places


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