Thursday, November 17, 2011

INSPIRATION Pierre Cardin 1969... D&G FW2006//07

Veruschka von Lehndorff photographed by Franco Rubartelli for Vogue Paris in 1969, wearing a wonderful skiing outfit designed by Pierre Cardin [left]... and the FW 2006//07 collection of D&G [right].

Cardin was known for his avant-garde style and his Space Age designs. He used geometric shapes and motifs in his designs, often ignoring the female form. He advanced into unisex fashions, sometimes experimental, and not always practical, for example he has created the "bubble dress" in 1954.

With this post I recommend the book: