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LOS ANGELES — Dolly Parton, “Gilligan’s” Ginger, bohemians and beer — a designer’s imagination knows no bounds. As Los Angeles Fashion Week begins, some of the city’s leading lights tell WWD where inspiration struck for spring.

“Ginger Grant of ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ a little disheveled when washed ashore, but always glamorous.” — Eduardo Lucero

“The wardrobes in 1980’s ‘Nine to Five.’”— Grey Ant’s Grant Krajecki