15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1236) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The symbolism connected to the ivy plant is varied. Based on its evergreen nature, and the ability to grow in the darkest of places despite lack of light, it has been seen as a symbol of fidelity and enduring... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1237) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schiaparelli's fall 1938 collection was rife with references to flora and fauna, inspired by the Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli’s lush depictions of spring, specifically in "The Birth of Venus" and... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2016

Prada, Dress, autumn/winter 2011–12, Prêt–à–Porter

Prada (Italian, founded 1913), Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress, autumn/winter 2011–12, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn white silk organdy, hand–embroidered with plastic opalescent paillettes and clear beads. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  Prada (Italian, founded 1913), Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress(detail), autumn/winter 2011–12, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn white silk organdy, hand–embroidered with plastic opalescent paillettes and clear beads. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. ... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2016

Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Dress, spring/summer 2012, Prêt–à–Porter

Louis Vuitton Co. (French, founded 1854), Marc Jacobs (American, born 1964) . Dress, spring/summer 2012, Prêt–à–Porter. Dress: machine–sewn blue silk–polyester crinkle organza, hand–embroidered with laser–cut white and blue plastic flowers, grommeted with clear crystals and silver metal studs, hand–finished; slip: machine–sewn white polyester organdy with machine–done broderie anglaise flowers. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Louis Vuitton Co. (French, founded 1854), Marc Jacobs (American, born 1964) . Dress (detail), spring/summer... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2016

Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, spring/summer 2016, Prêt–à–Porter

Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, spring/summer 2016, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn, bonded nude silk twill and cotton plain weave with overlay of nude cotton lace hand–woven with laser–cut nude leather applique. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress(detail), spring/summer 2016, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn, bonded nude silk twill and cotton plain weave with overlay of nude cotton lace hand–woven with laser–cut nude leather applique. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.
03 août 2016

Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, autumn/winter 2013–14, Haute Couture

Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, autumn/winter 2013–14, Haute Couture. Dutch Silicone, cotton. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2015 (2016.14) Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress (detail), autumn/winter 2013–14, Haute Couture. Dutch. Silicone, cotton. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2015 (2016.14). Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.

03 août 2016

Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, spring/summer 2015, Prêt–à–Porter

Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, spring/summer 2015, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn, laser–cut, bonded navy patent leather. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress (detail), spring/summer 2015, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn, laser–cut, bonded navy patent leather. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.
03 août 2016

Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, autumn/winter 2013–14, Haute Couture

Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, autumn/winter 2013–14, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn black cotton twill, hand–painted with gray and purple polyurethane resin and iron filings, hand–sculpted with magnets. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress (detail), autumn/winter 2013–14, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn black cotton twill, hand–painted with gray and purple polyurethane resin and iron filings, hand–sculpted with magnets. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.
03 août 2016

Iris Van Herpen, Dress, spring/summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter

Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Dress, spring/summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn black synthetic knit with machine– and hand–sewn hand–cut black plastic fringe, padded and hand–finished hem. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  Iris Van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984) . Dress(detail), spring/summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn black synthetic knit with machine– and hand–sewn hand–cut black plastic fringe, padded and hand–finished hem. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope
01 août 2016

Chanel, Collier Bustier, Métiers d‘Art, France, 2008-09

Lot 133. Chanel, Collier Bustier, Métiers d‘Art, France, 2008-09. Estimation : 8 000 € / 10 400 €. Photo: Auctionata AG  Velvet, glass boulders, pâte de verre, rhinestones, gold and silver metal. Manufacturer logo embossed on different gemstones, and 2x as a metal label on both upper velvet ribbons. Black velvet bustier with eight velvet ribbons, which are bind on the back, four ribbons with press buttons. The front stitched with numerours broochs, sudded with numerous... [Lire la suite]