16 May 2013 16:45 | By Tammi Tan
10 unusual inspirations behind fashion collections

Even the most gorgeous of clothes can be birthed from the unlikeliest of ideas



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Most of the time, as Carolina Herrera herself explained at the Audi Fashion Festival 2013 press conference yesterday, designers work on their clothes first before picking the runway soundtrack. The designer turned that around completely when working on her Fall 2013 collection: She commissioned a special Beethoven-inspired piece, had it recorded by the London Contemporary Orchestra at the iconic Abbey Road Studios, then got around to creating the pieces based on the track.

On that note (pardon the pun), let’s look at other unconventional things that have inspired striking fashion shows:

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