NY magazine had this great post where they got 100 designers to share where they got their inspiration from for their Spring 2011 shows. Such great references I found it very hard to edit my favourites...
Creatures of the Wind/Doorway
Dominic Louis/I am
Erin by Erin Fetherston/Fantasia
KIMBERLY OVITZ/Dark strength
Nanette Lepore/Oscar Wilde Dance Party
See the rest here