22 août 2016

Pierre Cardin, Dress, 1968, Haute Couture

Pierre Cardin (French, born Italy, 1922). Dress, 1968, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, heat–molded brown polyester Cardine (Dynel). Photo ©Nicholas Alan Cope. Pierre Cardin (French, born Italy, 1922). Dress(detail), 1968, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, heat–molded brown polyester Cardine (Dynel). Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute

22 août 2016

Prada, Dress, autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter

Prada (Italian, founded 1913). Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress, autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn cream silk gabardine, digital–inkjet–printed in brown and black with digitally scanned and rendered trompe l’oeil lace motif; hand–finished. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Prada (Italian, founded 1913). Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress (detail), autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn cream silk gabardine, digital–inkjet–printed in brown and black with digitally scanned and rendered... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

Maison Margiela, “Drapery Study” Ensemble, spring/summer 1997, Semi–Couture

Maison Margiela (French, founded 1988). Martin Margiela (Belgian, born 1957). “Drapery Study” Ensemble, spring/summer 1997, Semi–Couture. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Machine–sewn yellow synthetic velvet half–dress; machine–sewn natural linen plain–weave vest, hand–stamped with Stockman dummy text, hand–sewn hook–and–eye closures, hand–basted with white cotton twill tape; unfinished black silk chiffon, hand–draped and –tacked.  Maison Margiela (French, founded 1988). Martin Margiela (Belgian, born 1957). “Drapery Study”... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, ca. 1937

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, ca. 1937. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Millicent Huttleston Rogers, 1951 (2009.300.1449). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A striking, unusual design, this necklace by Schiaparelli is characteristic of her highly original design aesthetic. The sculptural piece, crisp in gold metal, although worn as jewelry, also looks... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Beatrice Glass, 1981 (1981.517.12). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1496). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schiaparelli's fall 1938 pagan collection dazzled her clients and the fashion press with references to spring eternal throughout. The collection was studded with flowers, insects, and as seen in this... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1236) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The symbolism connected to the ivy plant is varied. Based on its evergreen nature, and the ability to grow in the darkest of places despite lack of light, it has been seen as a symbol of fidelity and enduring... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1237) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schiaparelli's fall 1938 collection was rife with references to flora and fauna, inspired by the Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli’s lush depictions of spring, specifically in "The Birth of Venus" and... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2016

Prada, Dress, autumn/winter 2011–12, Prêt–à–Porter

Prada (Italian, founded 1913), Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress, autumn/winter 2011–12, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn white silk organdy, hand–embroidered with plastic opalescent paillettes and clear beads. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  Prada (Italian, founded 1913), Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress(detail), autumn/winter 2011–12, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn white silk organdy, hand–embroidered with plastic opalescent paillettes and clear beads. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. ... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2016

Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Dress, spring/summer 2012, Prêt–à–Porter

Louis Vuitton Co. (French, founded 1854), Marc Jacobs (American, born 1964) . Dress, spring/summer 2012, Prêt–à–Porter. Dress: machine–sewn blue silk–polyester crinkle organza, hand–embroidered with laser–cut white and blue plastic flowers, grommeted with clear crystals and silver metal studs, hand–finished; slip: machine–sewn white polyester organdy with machine–done broderie anglaise flowers. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Louis Vuitton Co. (French, founded 1854), Marc Jacobs (American, born 1964) . Dress (detail), spring/summer... [Lire la suite]