Julien Fournié Haute Couture Fall 2010: "Has it all come to this?"
Inspired by martyrdom, Julien Fournié elicited beauty from darkness and sadness usually associated with the suffering of death on account of adherence to a cause, especially to one’s religious faith.
Dolce & Gabanna Fall Winter 2013-14 – Be Creative
Dolce & Gabanna took their inspiration for this collection from the Monreale Cathedral. This is wearable artwork & elegant fashion opulence.
Salacious Sacrilegious Shoots
Dilia Oviedo A Religious Experience - The Dilia Oviedo 'A Religious Experience' series is a captivatingly beautiful photo shoot that tampers with tradition and faith using seductive ima...
Religious Iconography in Fashion
Catholic imagery, ornamentation, colour combinations and iconography seem to be at the forefront of fashion lately. I think this has much to do with the biggest popstar in the world's frequent use of Catholic hearts, crosses, baroque-style Virgin Mary silhouettes and hairstyles. But I think religion's prevalence in fashion is also inspired by the elusive faith associated with street toughness/gangs, expressed through Chola style, which often includes religious tattoos and jewellery. Everyone…
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Alexander McQueen “ Crucifix mask " : 'Dante' AW 1996-97 . McQueen stated in a 1997 interview in Time Out :‘The show’s theme was religion being the cause of war. Fashion’s so irrelevant to life, but you can’t forget the world’.
Eccentric Asian-Inspired Ensembles
Garuda Indonesia Inflight Magazine - The Garuda Indonesia Inflight Magazine editorial gives exotic Asian ensembles an eclectic and eccentric twist. Pairing shortened kimonos with sky-h...
Lena Hoschek Spring/Summer 2013
Since the launch of her own label in 2006, Lena Hoschek’s distincive style has been associated with a nostalgic return to the female silhouette of the 1940s and 1950s. By fusing traditional tailoring with her own passion for opulent, exquisite fabrics, floral prints and folklore from all over the world, the Austrian designer has always refused to follow the dictates of fashion trends. The sexy retro look of her collections is marked by a careful attention to detail and always given a…
Shocking Sacrilegious Shoots
Sophie Vlaming Avantgarde - The Sophie Vlaming for 'Avantgarde' magazine puts religion on the line. The sacrilegious theme shines through in this editorial, as the stunnin...