15 mars 2016

#techstyle at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Designed by Iris van Herpen and Neri Oxman, printed by Stratasys, Anthozoa Cape and Skirt, Voltage Haute Couture Collection, 2013. Object Connex multiple-materials; 3-D printed. Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council. © M. Zoeter x Iris van Herpen. Photography by Ronald Stoops. BOSTON, MA — Clothes that respond to the environment, fabrics patterned by lasers and ready-to-wear garments that come off a 3D printer—all of these innovations are poised to have a profound impact on the future of... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2016

1960s Balenciaga Black Silk Couture Cocktail Dress

1960s Balenciaga Black Silk Couture Cocktail Dress. Photo courtesy MRS Couture 1960s Balenciaga black silk couture cocktail dress. Sleeveless with large ruffle hem. The dress fastens with a side zipper and hook-n-eye/ snap closure. One of the straps also fastens with hook-n-eyes. Modern Size 6. €2.193,66 MRS Couture,  7324 Southwest Freeway Suite 340,  Houston, TX, 77074,  US -  713-574-5748
11 mars 2016

Balenciaga 1960's Haute Couture Silk Gazar Cocktail Dress

Balenciaga 1960's Haute Couture Silk Gazar Cocktail Dress. Photo courtesy Katy Kane Chic and elegant, this flirty little black silk gazar cocktail dress designed by Cristobal Balenciaga is completely timeless. The dress has a round neckline, long sleeves with deep ruffles, a dropped waist and a full skirt over a tight straight skirt. It snaps up the center back and it is fully lined in black silk. There is a copious amount of hand stitching in the couture manner. The dress is in excellent... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

Lucile, Evening Dress, Autumn 1916, America

Lucile (Lucy Christina Wallace), Evening Dress, Autumn 1916, America. Off-white silk chiffon, tulle and lace; light blue silk taffeta and satin; one piece dress; floral decoration at breast. Label "Lucile Ltd 37&39 WEST 57 TH ST. NEW YORK".  AC1900 79-1-52 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama Dress characterized by pale coloring and delicate decoration. The skirt section is three-layered, with the front opening of the overskirt giving glimpses of a large number of decorations in tulle... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

Jeanne Paquin, Evening Coat, Summer 1912

Jeanne Paquin, Evening Coat, Summer 1912. Blue silk charmeuse satin and black silk chiffon; collar of silk chiffon; embroidery of Japanese-like flowers and waves. Label "Paquin PARIS 3 Rue de la Paix LONDON 39 Dover Street ETE 1912". AC9110 94-9 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Richard Haughton  A shawl-style coat cut from a single piece of fabric. The incision in the center of the fabric combined with the black silk chiffon trimming around the collar creates a nukiemon style, or exposed-neck look. This... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

Gustave Beer, Evening Dress, c. 1919

Gustave Beer, Evening Dress, c. 1919. Black silk tulle with silver bead and rhinestone embroidery; silver bead fringes; long train; sash in green and gold stripes; silver "lamé" under dress. Label: "Beer,7 Place Vendôme. Paris Nice MONTE-CARLO". AC7683 93-1-5 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Richard Haughton Through the brilliant surface ornaments and straight silhouette of this dress, people could have foreseen the coming 1920s. The scale pattern or "seigaiha" (blue ocean waves) pattern seen on this dress was... [Lire la suite]

01 mars 2016

Callot Sœurs, Evening Dress, c. 1909

Callot Sœurs, Evening Dress, c. 1909. Black silk charmeuse, chiffon, and lace; lace fabric hanging from shoulder; silk satin belt; fake jet ornamentation. Label "Callot Soeurs MARQUE MODE DÉPOSÉS, Paris. AC10339 2000-25-1AB ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Taishi Hirokawa This high-waist empire-style dress, represents the transition of fashion from the S-shaped silhouette shortly before this period to a simple silhouette. However, looking into its structure, the dress incorporates bones to support the... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

Mariano Fortuny, Kimono Coat, 1910s

Mariano Fortuny, Kimono Coat, 1910s. Light brown velvet with polychrome stencil print of Japanese traditional pattern; salmon-pink silk faille lining; straight-cut structure. AC7771 93-19 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Kazumi Kurigami A gorgeous informal, indoor wear. The "tatewaku" (hourglass line) pattern with butterfly and hollyhock motifs was inspired by a Japanese fabric. Mariano Fortuny sought out pattern design sources from diverse periods and regions, including Japan. The textile for this coat has the... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2016

Jeanne Lanvin, Evening Dress, 1910s & & Evening Dress, unknown, 1910s

Jeanne Lanvin, Evening Dress (left), 1910s. Green silk chiffon and tulle lace; floral embroidery; rose flower ornament. Label "Jeanne Lanvin PARIS", AC5806 88-22-3AB & Evening Dress (right), unknown. Beige silk tulle and pink silk chiffon; floral embroidery of beads and fake pearls; gold cord embroidery on skirt; AC1000 78-30-14 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama These dresses have a high waist silhouette, which is representative of the early 1910s. This silhouette spread... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2016

Mariano Fortuny, Dress "Delphos", 1910s

Mariano Fortuny, Dress "Delphos", 1910s. Green silk satin one-piece dress; thin pleats all over; glass beads at armholes and side seams. Label "MADE IN ITALY FABRIQUÉ EN ITALIE FOR FORTUNY DEPOSE". AC3189 80-8-3 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama The "Delphos" series, which originated in around 1907, was the signature work of Mariano Fortuny, who used Japanese or Chinese silk fabrics to make ancient Greek-style dresses. Pleats flow down from the shoulders to cover the body naturally. This fresh... [Lire la suite]