CULTURE

Surreal Flourishes


“Romanticism. Humor. Trompe l’oeil. The letter B. Lee Miller. And a little Schiaparelli for good measure.” This is what is inspiring Band of Outsiders designer Scott Sternberg right now.

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A fashion shoot from 1946. Courtesy of Getty Images.

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La Belle Captive, a novel by Alain Robbe-Grillet and René Magritte.

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Band of Outsiders FW14 Mini Rose print. Courtesy of Band of Outsiders.

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Man Ray’s portrait of Lee Miller, 1929. © Man Ray Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY/ADAGP, Paris 2014.

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Hans Finsler’s Osram Light Bulbs, 1928. Courtesy of Bridgeman Art Library/© Stiftung Moritzburg, Halle.

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Band of Outsiders FW14 Painted Flower print. Courtesy of Band of Outsiders.

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Lee Miller, photographed by Arnold Genthe, circa 1927. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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A still from Marcel Duchamp’s Anemic Cinema, 1926. © Succession Marcel Duchamp/ADAGP, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 2014.

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Lee Miller’s Fire Masks, London, 1941. © Lee Miller Archives, England, 2014. All rights reserved. www.leemiler.co.uk.

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Band of Outsiders FW14 Green Floral print. Courtesy of Band of Outsiders.

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Man Ray’s The Gift, 1921. © Man Ray Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY/ADAGP, Paris 2014.

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Radcliffe College girls cheering for the Boston Patriots, 1965. Courtesy of AP Images.

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Band of Outsiders FW14 Raspberries print. Courtesy of Band of Outsiders.