Interview: Hélène Durand(As a Muse) on Art and Fashion

Hélène Durand is content creator of As a Muse, a multimedia space where she explores the close link between high fashion and fine art. Her Instagram page composes of striking image collages combining designer outfits and the artworks which inspired them, while her blog features articles which delve deeper into the specific ways in which individual designers have interpreted and responded to art. In this interview, Hélène discusses the birth and aims of As a Muse and tackles important questions regarding appropriation and commodification of art in fashion. Hélène Durand works for a British designer in London.

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