28 avril 2016

Woman's Evening Ensemble: Dress, Overdress, Bustle, and Petticoat, by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Spring 1951

Woman's Evening Ensemble: Dress, Overdress, Bustle, and Petticoat, by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Spring 1951. Black silk organza, white cotton piqué, black silk. Waist: 24 inches (61 cm). Gift of John Wanamaker, Philadelphia, 1951. Accession Number: 1951-73-1a--d. © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art 

28 avril 2016

Woman's Cocktail Dress by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Winter 1958

Woman's Cocktail Dress by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Winter 1958. Black starched silk lace, black silk chiffon, black silk taffeta, black net and horsehair, and black silk satin ribbon. Gift of Mrs. T. Charlton Henry , 1975, Accession Number: 1975-100-2. © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art 
28 avril 2016

"Quand Derain fait danser les cartes" au Musée Français de la Carte à Jouer

Quand Derain fait danser les cartes : Affiche. Le Musée Français de la Carte à Jouer à Issy-les-Moulineaux présente "Quand Derain fait danser les cartes". Quatre costumes de cartes à jouer - joyaux des collections du Musée - sont au cœur de cette exposition. Conçus par le peintre André Derain pour "La Boutique fantasque"(1919), ils nous entraînent dans le monde fascinant des Ballets russes de Diaghilev. Du mercredi 27 avril au dimanche 10 juillet 2016. Célèbre compagnie de ballet créée en 1907 à Saint-Pétersbourg, active à Paris... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A brief history of underwear exposed at London's Victoria & Albert Museum

Advertising poster designed by Hans Schleger for the Charnaux Patent Corset Co. Ltd, about 1936. Courtesy of the Hans Schleger Estate. LONDON (AFP).- From rigid corsets to barely-there nylon briefs, a new exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert Museum explores three centuries of underwear in Europe, focusing on Britain's relationship with its most intimate garments. "Fashion and underwear are inextricably linked," Susanna Cordner, research assistant on the "Underwear" exhibition, told AFP. "It's like the... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2016

1930s fashion exhibition opens at Sudley House

LIVERPOOL.- Sudley House is getting the Hollywood treatment with Putting on the Glitz, a glamorous 1930s fashion exhibition. A stunning selection of 20 outfits from National Museums Liverpool’s costume collection is being displayed at the South Liverpool gallery, revealing how the glitz and glamour of Hollywood was reflected in the fashions of the period. Visitors can expect to see an elegant exhibition, exploring 1930s fashions at their best, when women embraced more fitted styles with longer hemlines, in... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2016

Issey Miyake's technology-driven clothing designs on view in Tokyo From March 16th to June 13th, 2016

TOKYO.- An exhibition devoted to designer Issey Miyake is on view until June 13, 2016 at the National Art Center, Tokyo. The Center has considered design to be an important exhibition theme since it opened in 2007 and is devoted to presenting a wide range of artistic expressions and proposing new perspectives. This exhibition, Miyake Issey Exhibition: The Work of Miyake Issey, promises to be an unprecedented event, focusing on the entirety of Miyake’s 45-year career, from 1970 to the present. Miyake has consistently... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2016

Fashion Forward - Trois siècles de mode (1715-2015) au musée des Arts Décoratifs

Comme des Garçons, Robe, printemps-été 2015 © Jean Tholance, Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris, collection Mode et Textile. PARIS - La mode aux Arts Décoratifs, c’est aujourd’hui plus de 150 000 oeuvres, textiles et costumes anciens, pièces de haute couture, silhouettes emblématiques du prêt-à-porter, mais aussi accessoires, chapeaux et souliers, sans compter d’importants fonds de dessins et photographies, d’archives de créateurs de premier plan, Elsa Schiaparelli, Madeleine Vionnet ou... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2016

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art exhibits first full exploration of Romantic era fashion

Dress with evening bodice (detail), c. 1850, American, Silk, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Gift of the Estate of Matta Grimm Lacey, 1976.33B,C. Courtesy Wadsworth Atheneum. HARTFORD, CONN.- The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn., is mounting the first exhibition to fully explore the Romantic era as a formative period in costume history from Mar. 5, 2016 – Jul. 10, 2016. “Gothic to Goth: Romantic Era Fashion & Its Legacy,” presents historic garments alongside literary works, paintings, prints,... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2016

Balenciaga couture embroidered gazar evening gown and jacket, Spring-Summer, 1960

A Balenciaga couture embroidered gazar evening gown and jacket, Spring-Summer, 1960, Paris labelled and numbered 81011, embroidered by Lesage in Manilla-shawl style with brightly coloured scrolling silk flowerheads, the sleeveless dress with simple scooped neck, cut lower at the back, bust 102-107cm, 40-42in, (2) - Sold £2600. Kerry Taylor Auctions
20 mars 2016

Balenciaga. Evening Ensemble, 1965

Balenciaga. Evening Ensemble, 1965
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