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We Love, Combining Art and Fashion. We were scanning through the fall/winter 2012 collection.

We Love, Combining Art and Fashion

Like it or not we still have a couple of more months of cold weather so though we’re excited and enticed to cross over into spring, we still every so often go back. We love it how we re-see and fall in love all over again with some key looks. One being that of Carven; inspired by the Garden of Earthly Delights, Guillaume Henry showed us how a fine line exists between fashion and art. What we most liked about this outfit was the mix of casual (a regular bleu blouse) can make a drawn up rich skirt seem extremely wearable in just about every occasion.

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Culture - What is Indian style today? INTO THE FASHION: Cultural Influences On Trend Forecasting. For everyone who works in the fashion business it is important to be able to recognize and to foresee social and cultural movements, in order to understand the fashion environment and to be able to operate in the direction in which the fashion industry will move.

INTO THE FASHION: Cultural Influences On Trend Forecasting

Being able to anticipate what will happen in the next future is what puts a fashion designer, a retailer or a fashion buyer in the position to make better decisions in their work. And in this, fashion is not at all an isolated industry but is connected to the rest of our life. Fashion reaches beyond clothing and into the way we choose to live our lives. Art and Fashion: The Ultimate Collaborations. The worlds of art and fashion are long intertwined; from Elsa Schiaparelli's collaborations with Salvador Dalí and Jackson Pollock's with Cecil Beaton, all the way through to Louis Vuitton with The Chapman Brothers and Prada with Elmgreen + Dragset.

Art and Fashion: The Ultimate Collaborations

To celebrate the interaction between the two disciplines, fashion historian E.P. Cutler has compiled 25 of the most influential pairings and published a book, aptly titled Art + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections Between Icons, which explores creative relationships past and present. Here, she explores five of her favourites, exclusively for Merce Cunningham x Rei Kawakubo"Rei Kawakubo’s 'Body Meets Dress, Dress Meets Body' collection (Spring/Summer 1997) inherently begs the question: Where does the dress end and the body begin? The 50 Best Artist Collaborations in Fashion. Label: Jimmy Choo Year: 2012 In 2012, internationally renowned footwear designer, Jimmy Choo, collaborated with contemporary artist, Rob Pruitt, to create a capsule collection.

The 50 Best Artist Collaborations in Fashion

Pruitt is maybe best known for his seven-foot Soho Andy Warhol Monument commissioned by the Public Art Fund. The artist-footwear designer team concocted a number of shoes, purses, scarves, and other accessories. Pruitt and Choo's designs were all limited to the collaboration and featured motifs like glittery zebras, cartoon pandas, and crystals using over 11,000 hand-applied crystals. The History of Art and Fashion's Long-standing Relationship. Fashion is in love with art like never before.

The History of Art and Fashion's Long-standing Relationship

From clothing design to catwalk show art direction, major labels to boutique houses, the word of fashion is falling over itself to involve important names from a diverse range of the visual arts. It’s hardy surprising — after all what is fashion if not wearable art — and these collaborations between the disciplines are certainly mutually beneficial. Fashion, often unfairly judged as one of the more frivolous applied arts, gains serious cachet by association, while the artist reaches a wider, more populist audience. Just as art and fashion so regularly collide, we bashed our heads together with online fashion destination Lyst (whose brilliant editorial arm The Long Lyst has quickly become one of the web’s go-to spots for well-considered fashion news; ideas; stories; opinion), digging up the history of this long-standing relationship.