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Francisco Goya

Alexander McQueen SS7 Francisco Goya

Francisco Goya was one of the references of the Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2007 Show, titled « Sarabande ».

Other Francisco Goya-influenced collections : Diane von Furstenberg Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (Francisco Goya was one of the inspirations of this show), Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (one pattern paid homage to Francisco Goya’s painting), Dries Van Noten Spring/Summer 2014 (Francisco Goya was one of the influences for the ruffles of this collection), Elisabeth de Senneville Spring/Summer 1989 (some motifs reproduced Francisco Goya’s « The Nude Maja / La maja desnuda »), Emilio de la Morena Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 (Francisco Goya’s 1797 « Portrait of the Duchess of Alba » was the starting point of this collection), Marchesa Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (Francisco Goya’s 1783 « Portrait of Maria Teresa de Vallabriga on horseback / Retrato de Maria Teresa de Vallabriga a caballo » inspired this show), Nathan Jenden Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (« the drama of a Goya silhouette » influenced this collection).

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Posted by on August 29, 2014 in Art


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William Blake

Julien Fournié Couture AW1415

The bewitching beauties of the Julien Fournié Couture Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show, titled « First Impulse / Première Pulsion », were partly inspired by William Blake’s paintings.

Another William Blake-influenced collection : Ann Demeulemeester Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Menswear (for this show, Ann Demeulemeester wondered what William Blake would have been like if he had come back in 2011).

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Posted by on July 13, 2014 in Art


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J. M. W. Turner

L'Wren Scott AW1011The L’Wren Scott Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 Show, titled « Tuxedo Terrace », was very inspired by J. M. W. Turner’s paintings of the Loire Valley (in 2011, the late American designer told « British Vogue » that Joseph Mallord William Turner’s works were great for color research for her textiles).

Other J. M. W. Turner-influenced collections : Aquascutum Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this show and its corresponding ad campaign drew inspiration from J. M. W. Turner’s stormy landscapes), Mulberry by Emma Hill Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this show referenced the delicate and gloomy colors of Joseph Mallord William Turner’s landscape paintings).

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Posted by on May 31, 2014 in Art


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