19 novembre 2016

A rare Paul Poiret ensemble for his famous One Thousand and Second Night party, 10th January 1914

Lot 53 : A rare Paul Poiret ensemble for his famous One Thousand and Second Night party, 10th January 1914. Estimate:£2000 - £3000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A rare Paul Poiret ensemble for his famous One Thousand and Second Night party, 10th January 1914. large woven Poiret label, the back annotated in ink '45.278 - Mme Barachin Germaine, Robe de la Reine de Perse', comprising: fuchsia velvet harem pants with attached nude organza bodice richly overlaid with bands of Russian silver bobbin lace, with pearl... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2016

A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760

Lot 41 : A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760. Estimate:£800 - £1000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760. of pale peach silk brocaded with ivory and pale green ribbon garlands and blossom, double-breasted with silk cord covered buttons, wide curved sleeves with broad cuffs, short stand collar, pocket slits and two internal linen patch pockets, lined in green taffeta, chest 102cm, 40in. Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
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08 novembre 2016

Sketch by Cristobal Balenciaga, 1958

Sketch by Cristobal Balenciaga, 1958
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08 novembre 2016

René Gruau, 1954, Balenciaga, Vogue US

René Gruau, 1954, Balenciaga, Vogue US
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08 novembre 2016

Cristobal Balenciaga, Haute Couture 1960

Cristobal Balenciaga, Haute Couture 1960
18 octobre 2016

Gents Shot Silk Frock Coat, 18th century

  Gents Shot Silk Frock Coat, 18th century. Estimate:  $400 - $600. Sold for: $984. Photo courtesy Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company. Blue-gold silk in a woven pattern of tiny diamonds, having stand collar, deep cuff, shaped pocket flap and self buttons, lined in silk and linen. Ch-38, Sh-15, Slv-24, L-36. (Wear to cuffs, underarms and some edges, missing one button) very good. Fall Couture & Textiles, 10/17/2015 10:00 AM EDT. Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company

18 octobre 2016

Gents silk coat, late 18th century

Lot 579. Gents silk coat, late 18th century. Estimate: $600 - $800. Sold for: $1,045.50. Photo courtesy Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company. Brown faille having stand collar, large squared pocket flap, wide cuff with two-button tab, pleated back with vent, self buttons, linen and silk linings. Ch-42, Sh-17, Slv-23, L-45. (Large, faint watermarks, small light spots, lining stained) excellent.  Fall Couture & Textiles, 10/17/2015 10:00 AM EDT. Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company
29 septembre 2016

"La Mode au Moyen Âge" à la Tour Jean sans Peur

La Mode au Moyen Âge. Affiche. PARIS - L'aristocratie de la fin du Moyen Âge est l'instigatrice d'un renouvellement et d'une diversité des vêtements et des accessoires. Ce sont là les prémices des phénomènes de mode tels que nous les connaissons aujourd'hui. L'exposition rend compte, du bout des poulaines à la pointe du chaperon, de l'évolution de la silhouette à cette époque. Paraître Si, jusqu'au XIIIe siècle, les vêtements se portent larges, une véritable révolution débute à l'aube du XIVe siècle. Les vêtements amples font... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2016

'Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s' at the Denver Art Museum

Comme des Garçons, Jacket with Skirt, “Body Meets Dress, Dress Meets Body” collection, Spring-Summer 1997. Nylon/polyurethane stretch gingham with padding. Denver Art Museum, Neusteter Textile Collection.  DENVER - Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s, shows work by Japanese designers who started a fashion revolution in Paris. The exhibition features 70 looks by powerhouse designers Issey Miyake, Kenzo Takada, Kansai Yamamoto, Yohji Yamamoto, Comme des Garçons, and Junya Watanabe, whose impact on fashion still... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2016

Alexander Mcqueen, Dress, spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter

Alexander Mcqueen (British, 1969–2010). Dress, spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink silk duchesse satin and nude silk georgette, hand–embroidered with pink enameled–metal flower petals. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Alexander Mcqueen (British, 1969–2010). Dress (detail), spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink silk duchesse satin and nude silk georgette, hand–embroidered with pink enameled–metal flower petals. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute