Alexander McQueen and Damien Hirst 2013

Alexander McQueen and Damien Hirst Collaboration 2013 An insect being on your scarf was not something welcomed until 2013 when fashion house Alexander McQueen and contemporary artist Damien Hirst collaborated on 30 limited edition scarves. They were available in cashmere, pongé, twill and chiffon and...

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Marni and David Salle 2018

Marni Inspired by David Salle Spring 2018 If you are familiar with American artist David Salle’s work a few pieces from Marni’s Spring 2018 show may have stood out to you. Three looks incorporated Salle paintings that fit right into the quirky feel of the...

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Fendi and Kay Nielsen 2016

Fendi Inspired by Kay Nielsen 2016 In 2016 the late Karl Lagerfeld was creative director of Fendi and took inspiration from East of The Sun and West of the Moon, a collection of 15 Norwegian fairy tales. It was first published in 1914 and illustrated...

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Akris and Carmen Herrera 2017

Akris and Carmen Herrera Collaboration 2017 Alice Kriemler-Schoch founded the Swiss fashion house Akris in 1922. She began by selling polka dot aprons and now her grandson, Albert Kriemler, is the luxury brand’s creative director. We love a family business and we love one even...

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Louis Vuitton and Daniel Buren 2013

Louis Vuitton Inspired by/Collaborated with Daniel Buren 2013 In 2013 Marc Jacobs was the creative director of Louis Vuitton and debuted a collection that was inspired by artist, Daniel Buren. The inspiration went even further when the designer and artist collaborated on an ad campaign,...

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Gucci and Isabella Cotier 2018

Gucci and Isabella Cotier Collaboration 2018 Gucci has really embraced street style ever since Alessandro Michele became the brands creative director in 2015. In 2018 he did a capsule collection and decided to bring illustrator Isabella Cotier on board. They created sweatshirts, t-shirts and tote...

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David Yurman and Jihan Zencirli 2019

David Yurman and Jihan Zencirli Collaboration 2019 2019’s summer solstice brought David Yurman and artist Jihan Zencirli, who also goes by Geronimo, together. You may have seen their collaboration promoted as David Yurman x Fondazione Geronimo, as Fondazione Geronimo is Zencirli’s Foundation, “fondazione” being foundation...

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Misha Nonoo and Dustin Yellin 2015

Misha Nonoo and Dustin Yellin Collaboration 2015 2015 brought designer Misha Nonoo and artist Dustin Yellin together to design pieces for a spring collection. What made it down the runway showed Yellin’s quirky style of contemporary art and kept true to the clean and classic...

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Yves Saint Laurent and Piet Mondrian 1965

Yves Saint Laurent Inspired by Piet Mondrian 1965 Two iconic men’s visions came together in 1965 when Yves Saint Laurent decided to create six sack dresses that incorporated work by Piet Mondrian. Mondrian was a Dutch artist who painted with many different styles throughout his...

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Hermès and Kermit Oliver 1984

Hermès and Kermit Oliver Collaboration 1984 In 1984 Kermit Oliver became the only American to design scarfs for acclaimed fashion house Hermès. Now having designed over a dozen scarfs, Oliver has quite a following and his pieces are extremely sought after. Two Kermit Oliver scarf...

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Moschino and Picasso 2020

Moschino Inspired by Picasso 2020 A collection with bright colors and an artsy feel is nothing new to Jeremy Scott. As the creative director of Moschino he has had many lively collections go down many runways and his Spring 2020 show was no exception. Pablo...

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Opening Ceremony and René Magritte 2014

Opening Ceremony and Magritte Foundation Collaboration 2014 For those not familiar with the company Opening Ceremony, the name was inspired by the Olympics and has to do with the founders’ love for travel and their appreciation for different places around the world. Humberto Leon and...

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Jason Wu and Ugo Rondinone 2017

Jason Wu Inspired by Ugo Rondinone 2017 Chiffon and 3D appliques were some of what made it into Jason Wu’s Spring 2017 show. Playful colors pulled the collection together which were inspired by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone. The mixed media artist is known to use...

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Céline and Yves Klein 2017

Céline Inspired by Yves Klein 2017 Phoebe Philo took inspiration from the late French artist Yves Klein in one of her last collections for Céline. During her Spring 2017 show the British designer presented pieces that were unmistakably influenced by the forward-looking artist. The shade...

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Rodarte and Vincent van Gogh 2012

Rodarte Inspired by Vincent van Gogh 2012 Vincent van Gogh is an artist who needs little introduction and was a source of inspiration for Kate and Laura Mulleavy while they designed Rodarte’s Spring 2012 collection. The Post-Impressionist painter’s work can be recognized by its emphatic...

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Acne Studios and Hilma af Klint 2014

Acne Studios Inspired by Hilma af Klint 2014 In 2014 the creative director of Acne Studios, Jonny Johannson, created a small collection of casual pieces. They were inspired by Swedish artist Hilma af Klint and were essentially reproductions of her abstract work. So much so...

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