"To be original, seek your inspiration from unexpected sources.
Footwear Designer Kobi Levi, Tel Aviv. creative approach to shoe styles is amazing to me. The Bicycle sandal — bicycle-chair heal, a Union Jack T-strap.
Another good example: When designing a dress, do not look at other dresses. Instead, look at the world around you for true inspiration. Inspired by Paris Eiffel Tower, fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier dresses. (the DeYoung 2012 exposition, photo by Amparo)
I could find millions of examples that show inspiration from art around us.