The Art influences of Gucci

Spring 2016, hasn’t gotten any less fabulous due to the abundance of art influences of one fashion house. Gucci. Thanks to Alessandro Michele.

When I first watched the Gucci spring collection this year, I loved the amount of silks, floral motifs and ruffles.  I thought of a  fashionable traveler finding the ways with her map skirt to discover and pick up the fashions of Asia.  However, to my discovery Alessandro Michele, put a lot more artistic influence than what meets to my eye.

Here is only ONE look and the list of inspirations it took make on the Gucci Spring 2016 catwalk:gucci2_glamour_23sep15_getty_b_720x1080

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Bomber Jacket- 1920s Amelia Earhart

ecef48be677e81e594271e56d483919f   The embroidery silk technique used in Japanese Edo era.

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The pink bows are similar to the ones of the rococo French era. Potrait of Maria Teresa of Austria by Anton Raphael Mengs 1771.
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The silk map skirt is a sea map of Scandinavia from Carta Marina by Antony Lafreri,1572.

To read the original article from British Vogue, with more information written by Lauren Milligan (AKA Where I got my art facts from), click the link below:

British Vogue Link

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