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Salzburg

Chanel Pre-Fall 15

The Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Métiers d’Art 2014-2015 Show, titled « Paris-Salzburg », presented at Schloss Leopoldskron Palace, on December 2, 2014, made reference to Chanel’s Little Black Jacket, which was inspired by a Tyrolean uniform, worn by a lift attendant that Coco Chanel met at the Schloss Mittersill hotel, in Salzburg, in the ’50s.

Another Salzburg-inspired collection : Karen Walker Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (influenced by « The Sound of Music » and by Bob Dylan, this show was dubbed « Salzburg, USA »).

Photo : Gianni Pucci / Indigitalimages.com

 

 

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Posted by on December 3, 2014 in Places

 

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United Kingdom

JPG AW1415The Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show, entitled « Rosbifs in Space / Les Rosbifs dans l’espace » («The Brits in Space »), paid tribute to the United Kingdom.

Other United Kingdom-influenced collections : Aquascutum by Joanna Sykes Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this show was titled « English Icons »), Dior by Gianfranco Ferré Couture Autumn/Winter 1989-1990 (this collection was dubbed « Ascot-Cecil Beaton »), John Galliano Spring/Summer 2009 (the references of this show were James Gillray and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother), N° 21 by Alessandro Dell’Acqua Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection was influenced by Queen Elizabeth of England in her garden).

To read about other United Kingdom-inspired collections, search for the « Great Britain » post that I have published on February 22, 2013.

To read about other collections with the Union Jack, search for the « Union Jack » post that I have published on March 18, 2013.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 29, 2014 in Places

 

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Beverly Hills

Yazbukey SS13 Beverly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beverly Hills was one of the inspirations of the Yazbukey Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, entitled « Tropical Heatwave ».

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 26, 2014 in Places

 

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North Africa

Givenchy Couture AW910

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 Show paid tribute to North Africa.

Other North Africa-influenced collections : Edun Pre-Fall 2010 (each piece evoked a trek through the Sahara), Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2011 (this show was inspired by the night sky over the Sahara).

Photo : Monica Feudi / GoRunway.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 23, 2014 in Places

 

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Bamako

Stella Jean SS15 Bamako

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bamako was one of the influences of the Stella Jean Spring/Summer 2015 Show.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 14, 2014 in Places

 

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Notre-Dame de Paris

Schiaparelli Couture AW1415 Notre-Dame

The motif « Les Pigeons de Notre-Dame / The Pigeons of Notre-Dame » of the final look of the Schiaparelli by Marco Zanini Couture Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection references the gathering of pigeons in front of Paris’ Catholic cathedral, Notre-Dame de Paris.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Titian

Maya Hansen AW1112

Titian was one of the references of the Maya Hansen Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Show, titled « Queens of Spain ».

Other Titian-influenced collections : Chalayan Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (paintings by artists such as Titian were projected on the backdrop of this show, entitled « Rise »), Giorgio Armani Autumn/Winter 2003-2004 (the colors of this collection referenced Titian’s work), Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (the hair of this show, styled by Sam McKnight, was based on Titian’s paintings).

Moreover, in October 2004, Missoni presented the exhibition « Missoni and Titian : Color and Light from the Venetian Renaissance to 20th-Century Fashion », at the Mazzucchelli Museum, in Ciliverghe di Mazzano.

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 10, 2014 in Art

 

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