I love this so much. Milan Fashion Week had an art inspired design show on the runway the last day of the Week. Canvasses on the Catwalk, could it be better than this?
It was all about flower power for Miuccia Prada, who incorporated the motif throughout her collection, including a reimagined version of Andy Warhol’s poppy “Flowers.”
The sharp angular lines of Cubism were prevalent throughout the Fendi collection. The look pictured here resembles Lyubov Popova’s abstract Cubist painting.
Roberto Cavalli’s spring 2013 collection addressed the dainty swirls of the Art Nouveau period mixed in with a few of Cavalli’s signature leopard spots throughout. The colors and curves on the ensemble at left are in tune with Leon Bakst’s 1910 piece at right.
The romantic nature of the winding florals in Orientalist paintings inspired Veronica Etro to add the flora similar to Hiroshige’s 1830s painting throughout her spring 2013 collection.