Fashion Designers and Their Muses

In life we all have our muses and designers are no different, ever since aniquity woman and men have served to be the muses and the inspiration for artistic brilliance in all aspects of design.

We have compiled a list of some of the most inspirational partnerships, which have resulted in some incredible fashion creations.

Audrey Hepburn and Givenchy have one of the most famous relationships of all time. Givenchy has been praised for his collaborations with the actress and most famously the design of the iconic Little Black Dress for the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Ever since their meeting in 1953 on the set f Audre’s fil, Sabrina the pair became close friends and costume collaborators, which was until the actress sadly passed away in 1993.

Loulou de la Falaise is one of the most uniquely inspirational people for her free spirited approach to fashion and her hippie motivated lifestyle. Over the year pair creative collaborated and Yves Saint Laurent was reported so captivated by his muse that he designed seceral iconic pieces for her – which included his 70’s Rive Gauche pieces and the legendary Smoking tuxedo which was designed in 1966.

Jane Birkin was the inspiration for the iconic bag Birkin. On a flight from Paris to London, when she complained about how messy her bag was, Jean-Louis Dumas – the creative director of Hermès decided to design a bag with pockets for her. With the price range from $5000 to 6 digit numbers, Hermès Birkin is always on the top of every girl’s wishlist.

Christian Louboutin is one of the most prestigious shoemakers in the world and he has been praised for his signature red sole designs for over 20 years. His muse may see a tad strange since his adoration is for the burlesque goddess that is Dita Von Teese. Louboutin’s admiration for Von Teese has extended to enlisting the dancer to help launch his 20th anniversary exhibit at London’s Design House 2012, as well as creating custom-made heels and ballet shoes for his sultry siren.

Monica Bellucci is the muse of Stefano and Domenico for several years since she appeared in a lot of Dolce & Gabbana campaigns. At the age of 51, Monica is still shining with her charming Italian beauty. Describing this gorgeous actress, Dolce & Gabbana designer said, she is one of the most outstanding Italian beauty.


(Source:  Cailyn Cox – The trend spotter)


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