30 juillet 2014

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet Coat, early 20th century

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet Coat, early 20th century. Photo courtesy Augusta Auctions. Dark gray velvet, pattern resist stencil in metallic silver, raspberry silk faille edging on cuffs & jacket perimeter, raspberry silk charmeuse lining, 2 labels: 1 round "Mariano Fortuny Venise" & 1 stamped on seam "Made In Italy Fabrique En Italie. Fortuny Depose", 21 glass bead buttons w/ black cord loops, B 36", L 28", (sleeves altered, metal zippers added to sleeve ends, lining replaced) very good. Price... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2014

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet Coat,c. 1920

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet Coat,c. 1920. Photo courtesy Augusta Auctions. Caramel silk velvet, short sleeves, single cord tie below glass bead & loop at neck, velvet stencilled in silver design of carnations, lined in pewter silk satin, circular label "Marino Fortuny Venise", owned by Lydia Fuller, daughter of 1925-1929 MassGovernor Alvan Tufts Fuller, L 35", (small very faint stain) otherwise excellent. Price Realized: $ 6325.00 Augusta Auctions. October 2006 Vintage Clothing & Textile Auction. New Hope, PA
30 juillet 2014

Fortuny Silk Delphos Gown with box, 1920-1930s.

Fortuny Silk Delphos Gown with box, 1920-1930s. Photo courtesy Augusta Auctions. Blond silk pleated sleeveless gown, Murano amber & white glass side seam beads, stencilled cotton sateen 2" belt, dress & belt labeled, L 59", (hem edge dingy & few tiny spots) pleats all tight, excellent; original round cardbox box, black ribbon ties w/ glass beads, round label on lid "Mariano Fortuny Venise 509 Madison Ave. New York, N.Y.", 8" x 5.5", (lid damaged) fair. Price Realized: $ 10200.00 Augusta... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2014

Fortuny Silk Delphos Gown, Italy, c. 1930

Fortuny Silk Delphos Gown, Italy, c. 1930. Photo courtesy Augusta Auctions. Raspberry pleated silk gown, attached long over-tunic, small brick red & turquoise glass beads, short lily sleeves, matching stenciled belt stamped "Fortuny De.", L 59", (silk neck cord replaced, loose pleats) very good. Price Realized: $ 10200.00 Augusta Auctions. April 9, 2014 - NYC
29 juillet 2014

Two pink Balenciaga, 1950 & 1960... and a pink rose

1950- Dovima in Balenciaga by Richard Avedon for Harper’s Bazaar, December. 1960 - Balenciaga evening dress Pink rose (via Pinterest)
28 juillet 2014

Balenciaga

Balenciaga Dress with Scarves- 1951. 1952 - Sunny Harnett in Balenciaga Photo by Richard Avedon for Vogue, Balenciaga, 1952 Sophie Malgat is wearing an evening dress of white organdie embroidered with black polka-dots. 1953 - Balenciaga Evening Dress. 1955-56. Dovima is wearing a dress by Balenciaga. Photo Richard Avedon for Harper's Bazaar. 


10 juillet 2014

Les années 50. La mode en France, 1947-1957 au Palais Galliera

Christian Dior, « Bonbon », robe d’après-midi, automne-hiver 1947-1948. Sergé de laine, boutons métalliques et ceinture en peau.Collection Palais Galliera © Galliera/Roger-Viollet PARIS - Guêpières, jupons, jupes à corolle, escarpins pointus, imprimés fleuris ou rayés de couleurs vives, tailleurs à jupe « crayon » et taille de guêpe, robes bustiers-fourreaux, robes de cocktail, broderies rocailles de cristaux : telle est la couture des années 1950. À la même époque, une mode décontractée – pulls moulants,... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2014

Costume Institute Discovers Its Death Drive in Fall Exhibition

Mourning Ensemble, 1870-1872, Black silk crape, black mousseline. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Martha Woodward Weber, 1930 (2009.300.633a,b)Veil, 1875, Black silk crape. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Roi White, 1984 (2009.300.633c Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, The Costume... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2014

Maxime de la Falaise in grey draped jersey dress by Balenciaga, photo by Pottier, 1950

Maxime de la Falaise in grey draped jersey dress by Balenciaga, photo by Pottier, 1950
07 mai 2014

An Audrey Hepburn Givenchy hat from Funny Face, Paramount, 1957

An Audrey Hepburn Givenchy hat from Funny Face, Paramount, 1957. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. Composed of light brown straw-like material with a brown grosgrain band. The interior bears a black "Made in France / Hubert de Givenchy" label and an additional white inventory tag inscribed "4947." Approximately 13 x 7 in. Sold for US$ 87,500 (€62,746)  Provenance: Profiles in History, Drama, Action, Romance: The Hollywood Auction, December 15, 2012, lot 423.  Hepburn wears this hat during the... [Lire la suite]


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