28 décembre 2016

Chatsworth announces largest exhibition to date: House Style

Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, the last surviving Mitford sister and her granddaughter, Stella Tennant. Photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, November 2010. © Mario Testino, British Vogue, 2006.  CHATSWORTH.- Next spring, Chatsworth will present its most ambitious exhibition to date, exploring the history of fashion and adornment: House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth. Hamish Bowles, International Editor-at-Large at American Vogue, will curate this landmark show... [Lire la suite]

22 décembre 2016

Peabody Essex Museum bares its sole with U.S. debut of 'Shoes: Pleasure and Pain'

Roger Vivier for Christian Dior, Beaded evening shoes, 1958-1960 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. SALEM, MASS.- The Peabody Essex Museum is presenting Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, an exhibition organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London that explores the creative potential, cultural significance and transformative power of footwear through more than 300 pairs, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to cutting-edge contemporary works by Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo and Prada. Examples from... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2016

Tina Chow in a 1951 black silk faille evening coat by Balenciaga, photographed by David Seidner

Tina Chow in a 1951 black silk faille evening coat by Balenciaga, photographed by David Seidner.
06 décembre 2016

Tina Chow in a Cristobal Balenciaga evening coat from 1953, photographed by David Seidner

Tina Chow in a Cristobal Balenciaga evening coat from 1953, photographed by David Seidner
30 novembre 2016

"Tenue correcte exigée : quand le vêtement fait scandale" aux Arts Décoratifs

Tenue correcte exigée : quand le vêtement fait scandale. PARIS - À chaque saison de la mode, comme dans l’actualité sociale et politique, difficile d’échapper à la question du code vestimentaire. « Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale », présentée au musée des Arts décoratifs du 1er décembre 2016 au 23 avril 2017, invite à revisiter les scandales qui ont présidé les grands tournants de l’histoire de la mode du XIVe siècle à nos jours. Cette exposition originale et inattendue propose d’explorer à l’appui de... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2016

Balenciaga, Evening Gown, 1954

Balenciaga, Evening Gown, 1954
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27 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga Evening Gown, 1954

Cristóbal Balenciaga Evening Gown, 1954. Photo By Phillippe Pottier
27 novembre 2016

Point d'esprit tulle evening gown by Balenciaga, 1954

Point d'esprit tulle evening gown by Balenciaga, 1954
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26 novembre 2016

A midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, probably Schiaparelli London, Autumn-Winter, 1938

Lot 113 : A midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, probably Schiaparelli London, Autumn-Winter, 1938. Estimate: £1500 - £2500. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, probably Schiaparelli London, Autumn-Winter, 1938. unlabelled, embroidered in gilt strip and wire, with deep pink and clear beads, with gold and blue sequin detailing, fastened by simple concealed hooks and eyes, lined in blue silk crêpe de chine, bust 92cm, 36in The velvet on this jacket was embroidered to shape but,... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2016

An Elsa Schiaparelli couture embroidered midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, Autumn-Winter, 1937-38

Lot 109 : An Elsa Schiaparelli couture embroidered midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, Autumn-Winter, 1937-38. Estimate: £10000 - £15000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions An Elsa Schiaparelli couture embroidered midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, Autumn-Winter, 1937-38. Paris label with date, richly embroidered by Lesage with gilt strip, gilt cord and sequins, blue and pink rhinestones, with three turquoise tinted metal star-burst 'buttons' with brass closure hooks, discreet pocket vents inserted at the hips,... [Lire la suite]