24 septembre 2016

'Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s' at the Denver Art Museum

Comme des Garçons, Jacket with Skirt, “Body Meets Dress, Dress Meets Body” collection, Spring-Summer 1997. Nylon/polyurethane stretch gingham with padding. Denver Art Museum, Neusteter Textile Collection.  DENVER - Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s, shows work by Japanese designers who started a fashion revolution in Paris. The exhibition features 70 looks by powerhouse designers Issey Miyake, Kenzo Takada, Kansai Yamamoto, Yohji Yamamoto, Comme des Garçons, and Junya Watanabe, whose impact on fashion still... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2016

Alexander Mcqueen, Dress, spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter

Alexander Mcqueen (British, 1969–2010). Dress, spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink silk duchesse satin and nude silk georgette, hand–embroidered with pink enameled–metal flower petals. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Alexander Mcqueen (British, 1969–2010). Dress (detail), spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink silk duchesse satin and nude silk georgette, hand–embroidered with pink enameled–metal flower petals. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute
05 septembre 2016

Gareth Pugh, Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter

Gareth Pugh (British, born 1981) .Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn black silk–wool gazar, hand–embroidered with black plastic drinking straws. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Gareth Pugh (British, born 1981) .Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn black silk–wool gazar, hand–embroidered with black plastic drinking straws. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  #ManusxMachina#CostumeInstitute
05 septembre 2016

House of Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld, Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Haute Couture

House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Haute Couture. Hand–sewn black silk tulle, hand–embroidered by Lemarié with black crystals and black silk passementerie hand–woven with hand–glued and –stitched black ostrich feathers. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress (detail), autumn/winter 2015–16, Haute Couture. Hand–sewn black silk tulle, hand–embroidered by Lemarié with black... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

Maiko Takeda (Japanese, born 1986) . “Atmospheric Reentry”, Headpiece and Bolero, 2013

Maiko Takeda (Japanese, born 1986) . “Atmospheric Reentry”, Headpiece and Bolero, 2013. Headpiece: Hand–cut transparent blue–ombré acetate fringe, hand–woven with machine–cut clear acrylic squares, hand–assembled with silver metal jump rings; bolero: hand–cut transparent green, blue, and purple–ombré acetate fringe, hand–woven with machine–cut clear acrylic squares, hand–assembled with silver metal jump rings. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Maiko Takeda (Japanese, born 1986) . “Atmospheric Reentry” Headpiece and Bolero (detail),... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2016

Mary Katrantzou, Dress, spring-summer 2014, Prêt–à–Porter

Mary Katrantzou (British, born Athens, 1983). Dress, spring-summer 2014, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn blue and purple digitally printed polyester satin twill, bonded to neoprene; hand–embroidered with purple Swarovski crystals and pearls, silver acrylic leaves, purple silk velvet ribbon, iridescent plastic sequins, and clear plastic tubing. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Mary Katrantzou (British, born Athens, 1983). Dress, spring-summer 2014, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn blue and purple digitally printed polyester satin twill, bonded... [Lire la suite]

31 août 2016

House of Balenciaga, Nicolas Ghesquière, Dress, spring-summer 2008, Prêt–à–Porter

House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937). Nicolas Ghesquière (French, born 1971). Dress, spring-summer 2008, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn, laser–cut, and perforated polychrome–printed silk satin, laminated to warp–knit mesh and black silk–synthetic scuba knit; machine–stitched eyelets, hand–threaded with black synthetic laces. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937). Nicolas Ghesquière (French, born 1971). Dress(detail), spring/summer 2008, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn, laser–cut, and perforated... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2016

House of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Dress, spring-summer 2014, Haute Couture

House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress, spring-summer 2014, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn black silk satin and tulle, hand–embroidered with black and transparent opalescent plastic sequins, opalescent cellophane fringe, and black duck, cock, and ostrich feathers; hand–finished. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress (detail), spring/summer 2014, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn black silk satin and... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2016

Karl Lagerfeld for House of Chanel, Wedding ensemble, autumn-winter 2005–6, Haute Couture

Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) for House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Wedding ensemble, autumn-winter 2005–6, Haute Couture. Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection | Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) for House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Wedding ensemble, autumn/winter 2005–6, Haute Couture. Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection | Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute
31 août 2016

House of Dior, Raf Simons, Dress, spring-summer 2014, Haute Couture

House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Raf Simons (Belgian, born 1968). Dress, spring-summer 2014, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn white silk mousseline with hand–embroidered cutwork and appliqué of hand–cut black silk chiffon and white silk embroidered flowers, hand–embroidered with red beads. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Raf Simons (Belgian, born 1968). Dress(detail), spring/summer 2014, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn white silk mousseline with hand–embroidered cutwork and appliqué of hand–cut... [Lire la suite]