Tag Archives: South America


Zac Posen Pre-Fall 13The Zac Posen Pre-Fall 2013 Collection channeled « Maria Callas going to Argentina ».

Other Argentina-inspired collections : Hermès by Christophe Lemaire Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (the Argentinian gauchos influenced several looks of this show), Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 1998 (this « Homage to Frida Kahlo »-themed collection paid tribute to the Mexican painter and the South American elegance, from Cuba to Argentina), Kenzo by Antonio Marras Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (the red and black palette of this show paid homage to Argentina’s traditional tango), Loquita by Sara Rotman Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this line of scarves was based on the Argentinian gauchos’ ponchos), Opening Ceremony by Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Spring/Summer 2012 (in part), Opening Ceremony by Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (partly, especially via gaucho pants), Requiem Spring/Summer 2010 (Raffaele Borriello drew inspiration from the elegance of the women he met at a party in Buenos Aires, Argentina).

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Posted by on August 26, 2014 in Places


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Givenchy Couture AW89

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 Show paid homage to the Andes.

Other Andes-inspired collections : Opening Ceremony by Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection featured a pattern which was based on an aerial picture of the Andes), Osklen Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the snowy peaks of the Andes, where Osklen’s Oskar Metsavaht has traveled extensively, influenced this presentation), Trussardi by Umit Benan Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this show referenced the Peruvian Andes).

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Posted by on August 5, 2014 in Places


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South America

Clover Canyon Resort 15The Clover Canyon Resort 2015 Collection pays tribute to the birds, the colors, the embroideries and the landscapes of South America.

Other South America-influenced collections : Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this show was inspired by the elegance and the romantic sensuality of South America), Prada Spring/Summer 2014 (this collection made reference to the figurative murals painted by street artists in South America), Yves Saint Laurent Couture Spring/Summer 1978 (titled « Broadway Suit », this show partly paid homage to the style of the South Americans).

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Posted by on June 11, 2014 in Places


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