The Inspiration Board: Fashion Meets Great Art

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When Louis Vuitton men’s studio director Paul Helbers and artistic director Marc Jacobs sent models down the runway in garments inspired by Vienna’s early 20th century artists, we began to think about how visual arts movements have influenced designers. From the earliest Egyptian tomb paintings to Vermeer and Warhol, fashion has bowed to the brushstrokes of history’s great artists. Click through for your own inspiration.

In this facsimile from the tomb of Sennedjem, Egypt’s human subjects are clothed in white, draped dresses and surrounded by rich hues of gold. Work a slinky white number with plenty of gold and jewelry to channel a pharaoh all your own.

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