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FIFA World Cup

Charlotte Olympia X World Cup 14

Today, Charlotte Olympia launches the « She Shoots ! She Scores ! » capsule collection of « Hat-Trick Pandora » clutch boxes, to celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup, in Brazil.

Other FIFA World Cup-inspired items : Louis Vuitton (in June 2010, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup, in South Africa, Diego Maradona, Pelé and Zinedine Zidane starred in Louis Vuitton’s institutional campaign, and Louis Vuitton produced the case for the World Cup trophy), Marithé + François Girbaud Spring/Summer 2007 Menswear (this collection, presented in 2006, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup, in Germany, showcased football / soccer-influenced pieces), Y-3 by Yohji Yamamoto Spring/Summer 2010 (the World Cup was the theme of this show, which was inspired by the movement of the net after a goal in a football / soccer match ; for the finale, Zinedine Zidane took a shot at a goal, on the catwalk, alongside Yohji Yamamoto).

Photo : Courtesy of Charlotte Olympia

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Posted by on July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Fausto Puglisi Resort 15

The starting point of the Fausto Puglisi Resort 2015 Collection was « Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis meets Andre Agassi ».

Other Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis-inspired collections and items : Alice + Olivia Resort 2015 (this collection was based on Jacqueline Lee Bouvier’s autobiographical book, « One Special Summer », that she cowrote with Caroline Lee Bouvier), Ben-Amun (the « Gold Ball » capsule collection, launched in October 2012, was inspired by a cuff, designed by Ben-Amun, that Jackie O wore on May 25, 1989), Nina Ricci (in 2009, Nina Ricci Eyewear rereleased the sunglasses that Jacqueline Kennedy used to wear in the ’70s), Saloni Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection, based on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ 1962 tour to India, showcased a modern-day Indian-influenced Jackie Kennedy).

Photo : Courtesy of Fausto Puglisi

 
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Posted by on June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Muhammad Ali

JCDC SS8 Muhammad Ali

One dress paid homage to Muhammad Ali in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 2008 Show, named « Sportacus ».

Furthermore, Muhammad Ali starred, with his grandson, in Louis Vuitton’s Annie Leibovitz-shot « Core Values » campaign, which was unveiled on June 15, 2012.

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Posted by on December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Football / soccer

Victoria's Secret 13 Football

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The outfit that Cara Delevingne modeled in the « British Invasion » segment of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013 paid homage to football / soccer.

Other football / soccer-inspired collections or items : Alexandre Herchcovitch Spring/Summer 2010 (this collection was influenced by football / soccer), Baptiste Viry Spring/Summer 2009 Menswear (« football / soccer player »-shaped golden buttons on some vests), Dirk Bikkembergs Spring/Summer 2004 Menswear (this collection was inspired by football / soccer ; in 2001, Dirk Bikkembergs unveiled his show at Milan’s San Siro stadium ; in 2002, footballers took to the catwalk for the designer ; in 2003, Dirk Bikkembergs designed the city outfits of the Inter Milan’s players ; in 2004, the Bikkembergs Sport line, decorated with « Il Pupino » logo, which figures a football / soccer player in a circle made of letters, was launched, in association with Umbro ; since 2005, Dirk Bikkembergs has created the uniforms of the players of the FC Fossombrone, in Italy, a club that he has bought), Dirk Bikkembergs Autumn/Winter 2004-2005 Menswear (during this show, based on sport, models were running after a ball), Dirk Bikkembergs Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this show set featured marble football / soccer balls), DressCamp Spring/Summer 2014 (this show featured football / soccer jersey-inspired dresses), Ebel (the « Tekton » watch, launched in September 2008, was based on a football / soccer ball), Jérôme Dreyfuss (in 2005, the « Diego » bag, dedicated to Diego Maradona, was launched), Louis Vuitton (in June 2004, to celebrate the UEFA European Football championship, in Portugal, Louis Vuitton launched the « Attacking / L’Attaquant » football / soccer bag, in its « Giant Checkerboard / Damier Géant » line ; in June 2010, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup, in South Africa, Diego Maradona, Pelé and Zinedine Zidane starred in Louis Vuitton’s institutional campaign, and Louis Vuitton produced the case for the World Cup trophy), Marithé + François Girbaud Spring/Summer 2007 Menswear (this collection, presented in 2006, to celebrate FIFA World Cup, in Germany, showcased football / soccer-inspired pieces), Mister Freedom (in the ’70s, Tommy Roberts took inspiration from football / soccer equipments for some Mister Freedom items), Siv Stoldal (some Siv Stoldal-designed pieces evoke football / soccer), Valérie Valade (for Spring 2008, Valérie Valade launched bags that were made after football / soccer balls), Y-3 Spring/Summer 2010 (the World Cup was the theme of this show, which was inspired by the movement of the net after a goal in a football / soccer match ; for the finale, Zinedine Zidane took a shot at a goal, on the catwalk, alongside Yohji Yamamoto).

Furthermore, in June 2010, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup, in South Africa, the « L’Optimum » magazine asked 33 designers, including Dolce & Gabbana (Dolce & Gabbana have also produced the uniforms of the A. C. Milan, from 2004, the outfits of the Italian team for the World Cup, in 2006, in Germany, the uniforms of the Chelsea F.C. footballers, in 2010, and the « Dolce & Gabbana Lounge », at the Stamford Bridge stadium, and have also photographed football / soccer players), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Lanvin and Marc Jacobs, to create football / soccer outfits, as part of the « Football / soccer as seen by fashion / Le Football vu par la mode » project, which were sold to benefit Zinedine Zidane’s Ela association.

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Posted by on November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Veuve Clicquot

Charlotte Olympia for Veuve Clicquot 13

The Charlotte Olympia X Veuve Clicquot « Lovely Bubbly » Collection, launched to celebrate this year’s annual Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup polo event, on July 21, 2013, encapsulates the heritage of the champagne house.

Other Veuve Clicquot’s collaborations : DKNY (in 2010, DKNY created rubber boots for Veuve Clicquot, as part of the « Clicquot in the Snow » series), Emilio Pucci (in 2004, Emilio Pucci dressed 1200 Veuve Clicquot’s « La Grande Dame 1996 » bottles), Lacoste (to celebrate Lacoste’s 80th birthday, Veuve Clicquot designed a champagne trolley, which was displayed at Paris’ Colette store, from June 10 until June 16, 2013), Marc Jacobs (Marc Jacobs created cashmere fingerless gloves for Veuve Clicquot, which were launched on November 7, 2012, as part of the « Clicquot in the Snow » series).

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Posted by on July 15, 2013 in Food

 

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Boxing

Alexander Wang AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boxing was the starting point of the Alexander Wang Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Other boxing-inspired collections : Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (partly), Givenchy by Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2000 (this collection featured some boxing influences), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac (the 3rd collection of Jean-Charles de Castelbajac’s sports-inspired trilogy, which started in 2001, was dedicated to boxing and presented by real boxers ; furthermore, his Spring/Summer 2008 collection, called « Sportacus », featured a dress that paid homage to Muhammad Ali), Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 Menswear (this show took place on a boxing ring ; boxing was also one of the themes of the Pataugas by Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 footwear collection ; furthermore, in 1988, Jean Paul Gaultier designed the costumes of Régine Chopinot’s boxing-inspired ballet, « K.O.K. »), John Galliano Spring/Summer 1995 (the invitation card for this collection echoed a vintage poster for a boxing match).

Moreover, Muhammad Ali starred in Louis Vuitton’s « Core Values » campaign, which was unveiled on June 15, 2012.

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Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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