Labels circumventing the world of fashion are all launching their FW ’12 campaigns. We couldn’t help but notice that all the majors (example: Dior, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Yves Saint Laurent etc…) have one thing in common: the rebirth of 1960s fashion. And you know from our Facebook updates that we’re
basically SERIOUSLY in love. From Mila Kunis resembling Jackie O as the face of Miss Dior, to LV’s partnership with the Matriarch of Polka Dots, Yayoi Kusama, a 1960s fashion visionary in her own right (see our feature post on July 11), high fashion is yet again embracing perhaps the most influential era of its history.
Mila Kunis makes a comeback at the house of Dior.
An image from a 1968 fashion show at Yayoi Kusama‘s studio (courtesy of Kusama’s studio).
Yves Saint Laurent‘s latest packaging forray, under the creative tenure of Hedi Slimane, is reminiscent of the label’s 1960s Rive Gauche series.
In comes the use of “real” people by Lanvin, with eighty-two year old Jacqueline “Tajah” Murdock and sixty-two year old Tziporah Salamon as some of the headlines for the label’s winter campaign:
Enter Prada. Miuccia has really taken the 1960s fashion revival to a whole new level:
And on a relevant note, we’ve rediscovered Melvin Sokolsky’s 1963 “Fashion in a Bubble” series:
Bubble over New York by Melvin Sokolsky (1963).
Le Dragon, Paris by Melvin Sokolsky (1963).