Become inspired by undying wit that has resonated throughout history with these Oscar Wilde inspirations.
The literary genius has generated a following from his inspiring work as writer of stark social commentary seamlessly executed with witty dialogue. In essence, the work of Wilde was longstanding appeal that continues to be referenced in a variety of mediums. From fashion editorials to reality TV parodies, the style, wit, and thematic content of Wilde's œuvre is synonymous with an aesthetic of poise and elegance.
For instance, Oscar Wilde's only novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' is known for its eerie motifs of decay and narcissism. These macabre themes have translated into avant-garde fashion editorials that are striking in their cerebral approach. This compiled list of Oscar Wilde inspirations showcase the poetic genius of the writer.
From 'Wilde' Reality Show Parodies to Literary Fashion Photography
'Wilde' Reality Show Parodies
Jersey Shore Spoof Created in the Style of Oscar Wilde
Temptress Hotel Photoshoots
The Opium Den by Alice Luker at the Blake Hotel is Sensuous
Oscar Wilde-Inspired Menswear
The Latest Issue of Numero Homme China Uses a Hedonistic Aristocrat
Self-Realizing Lingerie Ads
Monica Cruz Stars in the Agent Provocateur 2012 Fall/Winter Collection
Boomers in Print Campaigns
Jerry Hall Sizzles in Ads for Chanel Accessories
Literary Fashion Photography
The Tribute to Dorian Gray Series is a Masterpiece
Oscar Wilde Editorials
T Magazine's Dandy Photoshoot Makes Being Male Glamorous
Powerful Movie Messages
‘Dorian Gray' is a Tall Tale on the Effects of Being Vain
Stylish Scratchpad Sketches
Chamo San Creates Disparate Graphic Illustrations in Moleskines
Military Jackets & Distressed Jeans
D & G Go Wilde with Men's Fall 2009 Collection