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Fashion X Art X Culture: 6 fashion intersections

Fashion doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Fabric is a blank canvas waiting for the outside world to imprint the signs of time and place.

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Lazy Oaf X Garfield- Inspiration: Comic/ Cartoon

Lazy Oaf X Garfield- Inspiration: Comic/ Cartoon

UK label Lazy Oaf has fallen for the lasagna lovin’ Garfield. Jim Davis first published this smug feline in the late 70s and what followed was insane popularity. Now you can wear his lazy-eyed smile on some baby doll dresses and crop tops.

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YSL’S “Modrian Dress”-Inspiration: Modrian and Modern Art

YSL’S “Modrian Dress”-Inspiration: Modrian and Modern Art

Yves Saint Laurent’s shift dress was lifted from the canvas of Dutch De Stijl artist Piet Mondrian. This dress was created in 1965 and an entire collection followed. Due to the wear ability of the piece, copies were made all around the world.

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Comme des Garcons PLAY X Matt Groening-Inspiration: Television cartoon

Comme des Garcons PLAY X Matt Groening-Inspiration: Television cartoon

A few years ago fashion powerhouse Comme des Garcons’ Rei Kawakubo pulled from the pop culture throne and collaborated with The Simpson’s creator Matt Groening. What came out of this were clothing graphics that were refreshing and fun. This is a hard thing to do when you use an extremely well known television show as inspiration. They certainly pulled it off.

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Jeremy Scott-Pop art “Teenagers from Mars”-Inspiration: Contemporary Art

Jeremy Scott-Pop art “Teenagers from Mars”-Inspiration: Contemporary Art

This year, designer Jeremy Scott’s collection “Teenagers from Mars” is a pop art dreamscape of bright colors and Kenny Scharf designed prints. The work looks like it could have been spray painted on the side of a building as skateboarder’s eye-candy.

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Elisa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dali Inspiration: Modern/Surrealist Art

Elisa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dali Inspiration: Modern/Surrealist Art

Designer Elisa Schiaparelli collaborated with surrealist Salvador Dali in the 1930s. This was a collaboration made in artsy heaven which produced works such as “The Tears Dress” and “The Skeleton Dress”. If you’re familiar with Dali, you know that these were not made for the wallflower. They're actually made for another dimension.

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Shepard Fairey Obey clothing- Inspiration: Graffiti and Contemporary art

Shepard Fairey Obey clothing- Inspiration: Graffiti and Contemporary art

Shepard Fairey started out as a street artist by plastering Andre the Giant's face on brick walls in the middle of the night, while dodging cop cars. His clothing brand “Obey” is one of the most recognizable brands on the market. He uses his artwork and blends it with his street artist principles by using a political undertone.