Now & Then No. 4

28/04/2015

Nina Ricci Fall 2000 ad campaign / Lisa Ratcliffe photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott / Guy Bourdin for Charles Jourdan / Vogue Paris March 1972 / fashion editorials & campaigns with similar themes / fashion photography plagiarism / via fashioned by love british fashion blog
Guy Bourdin's provocative and enigmatic photography, and his Charles Jourdan advertisements in particular, can be easily referred to as some of the most influential images of the 20th century fashion.  Those were surreal, somewhat unsettling, "a form of psychoanalysis" as Serge Lutens once said - every shot was magnetic, electrifying, sensual, sexual, often aggressive and yet, felt like a surreal dream. This is why it feels unfair and unsettling seeing those dreams being pulled apart by people lacking imagination of their own.

Nina Ricci Fall 2000 ad campaign / Lisa Ratcliffe photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott / editorials and campaigns with similar themes / via fashioned by love british fashion blog
Nina Ricci Fall 2000 ad campaign / Lisa Ratcliffe photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott

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Guy Bourdin for Charles Jourdan / Vogue Paris March 1972 / editorials and campaigns with similar themes / fashioned by love british fashion blog
Guy Bourdin for Charles Jourdan / Vogue Paris March 1972

8 comments:

  1. Wow, it's shocking how similar they are! That being said, both are beautiful.

    Tara x

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  2. It's funny, but every time you post these, I mistake the original photo for the more modern one - probably because nothing can compare to the original!
    xox,
    Cee

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  3. I see what you mean. People shouldn't mess with the original.

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  4. I love looking at fashion from years past. Some of the things their advertising we're wearing. I absolutely love this post. I hope to see you at my new blog next week.

    Kay of Pure & Complex
    www.purecomplex.com

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  5. Nice post dear! They are so similar! Thanks for sharing!
    xx
    cvetybaby.com

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  6. Are people THINKING or IMAGINING anymore? SMH
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  7. It's a shame when people don't just use art to inspire them and have to physically replicate or destroy, the image is beautiful x

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  8. True, this is too similar! How clever of you to see this and document it.
    the images though are captivating ...
    xx,Elle
    http://mydailycostume.com

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