Constellation: Seeing Stars

Astrological motifs and space inspired references.

Schiaparelli Haute Couture S/S19. Inspired by constellations and the Cosmos.

Schiaparelli The Pleiades2

The above dress is named “The Pleiades” also known as the Seven Sisters and Messier 45, are an open star cluster containing middle-aged, hot B-type stars located in the constellation of Taurus. It is among the nearest star clusters to Earth and is the cluster most obvious to the naked eye in the night sky. Images: http://www.schiaparelli.com

Schiaparelli Harmonia Macrocosmica2

The above  is named “Harmonia Macrocosmica”. The Harmonia Macrocosmica is a star atlas written by Andreas Cellarius and published in 1660 by Johannes Janssonius. The images below are taken from the star atlas.

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Designers taking inspiration from the sky and astrology include Tory Burch, Saint Laurent and Preen.

Tory Burch constellation print dress and jumper. http://www.farfetch.com

Macgraw constellation Jumper and Saint Laurent Dress. http://www.farfetch.com

Moschino, Miu Miu and Preen. http://www.farfetch.com

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