Olympia Cubed

Olympia Cubed
From left: Olympia Le-Tan, Olympia Scarry (in Givenchy couture) and Charlotte Olympia

It is hard to talk art and fashion and not mention one of the three Olympia’s above. Each has captured a niche in their specific field that has changed the industry over the past few seasons.

Few pieces are higher on my wish list right now than an Olympia Le-Tan book clutch (pictured below). The designer launched her namesake accessories label in 2009 combining her love for literature and embroidery. There are too many amazing options to choose from but the pieces are produced in such limited quantity the problem is tracking one down.

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Clutches by Olympia Le-Tan

Charlotte Olympia, AKA Charlotte Dellal, is the queen of footwear. Her designs (pictured below) whether printed or solid, heels or flats are always whimsical in nature and have been embraced by the fashion elite.

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Shoes by Charlotte Olympia

This past September the two British-born accessory queens partnered together for a limited edition Charlotte’s Web-inspired collaboration. The footwear designer created a collection of pumps to go with Le-Tan’s embroidered clutch version of the book (pictured below).

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Heels by Charlotte Olympia, clutch by Olympia Le-Tan

The fashion and art worlds alike seem to be enamored by Swiss artist, Olympia Scarry. Scarry primarily works in large-scale sculptures, photographs and performance art and the occasional fashion piece – such as a project with the House of Dior (pictured below) which was part of a traveling exhibition that opened in Shanghai in 2011.

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A few more works by Olympia Scarry…

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Lara Stone, 2008 by Olympia Scarry

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The White Feather Room ‘Kinder Heaven’ instillation, 2009 by Olympia Scarry

Olympia Cubed - Olympia Scarry
The White Feather Room ‘Kinder Heaven’ instillation, 2009 by Olympia Scarry

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