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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19 mars 2016

Embroidery Samples, France, ca. 1770 at Cooper Hewitt

Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770; silk, paper; H x W: 21.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-16. Cooper Hewitt. Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770; silk, paper; H x W: 31.1 x 19 cm (12 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-10. Cooper Hewitt. Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770; silk, paper; H x W: 29 x 18 cm (11 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-14. Cooper Hewitt. Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770;... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2016

Fabienne Velos in strapless pale blue satin eveving gown by Balenciaga, 1948.

Fabienne Velos in strapless pale blue satin eveving gown by Balenciaga, 1948.
19 mars 2016

Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto
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17 mars 2016

Cristobal Balenciaga, Dress, Autumn-Winter 1966

Cristobal Balenciaga, Dress, Autumn-Winter 1966. Black silk cloqué one-piece dress; french sleeves. Inventory Number(s): AC4868 84-22-1 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama Label: BALENCIAGA 10, AVENUE GEORGE V. PARIS Combining an exquisite cut with an intrinsically stiff fabric to produce an expressive, dynamic vertical ribbing, this dress gives testimony to the creativeness which earned Balenciaga his reputation as a genius with scissors. This new silhouette was created using silk cloqué... [Lire la suite]