The Inspiration Equation Fall 2011

What have designers been obsessing about lately? Armand Limnander gives his interpretation of fall collections from Bottega Veneta, Givenchy and Prada.

Released on 9/16/2011

Credits

Starring: Armann Limnander

Transcript

00:14
Bottega Veneta was a great collection.
00:16
Tomas Maier plays with 60's and 50's pulled together.
00:20
Blondes, chirpy, prim Hitchcock heroines.
00:30
Also Doris Day.
00:33
This incredible orange coat kind of primal
00:37
reminded me of Chewbacca actually.
00:43
Givenchy was really all tied together with fetishes
00:46
and kinkiness.
00:48
Sex kittens quite literally panthers.
00:55
The eyes reminded me of a classic Cat's poster,
01:01
Little yellow trims on black.
01:05
On the Versace, he added another element,
01:12
the librarian with the secret life.
01:16
Big, thick glasses; mohair sweaters.
01:23
Prada was all about female glamour this season.
01:27
Very 60's inspired mondrian.
01:34
Then the head gear was incredible.
01:35
It reminded me of aquatic ballerinas.
01:40
Very textural materials, snakeskin,
01:43
enormous plastic sequins like the under belly
01:48
of a piranha.
01:50
It also reminded me of candied apples,
01:52
deliciously crunchy almost.