Is Balenciaga Paying Tribute to Spaceballs?

If you have had a chance to thumb through the current fashion mags, Vogue or W, you will have seen this ad from Balenciaga.

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The first thing I thought of was Lord Helmet from the 1987 Mel Brooks cult classic, Spaceballs.

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Source: Flixster

I always wonder where designers get their inspiration.  Could it be possible that they were watching this movie? lol

What do you think?

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3 responses to “Is Balenciaga Paying Tribute to Spaceballs?

  1. dbaron

    That’s hilarious- it totally looks Darth Vader.

  2. agirlgottaeat

    That is hysterical….Who knows where they get there inspiration….When I was in design school it was random where I got my ideas.

  3. fashionistadanie

    Great comparison! It also reminds me of a beekeeper hat sans net.

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