19 janvier 2016

Dress, French, mid-18th Century

Dress, French, mid-18th Century, silk, metallic. a) Length at CB: 55 in. (139.7 cm), b) Total Length: 36 in. (91.4 cm). Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1962. C.I.62.28a, b. The Metropolitan Museum of Art © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art This formal dress is believed to have belonged to a young girl. Until the last quarter of the eighteenth century, children were dressed as miniature adults, with girls being put into corseted bodices from about three years of age, graduating to adult... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2016

Robe à la Française, 1740s

Robe à la Française, 1740s, British, silk, pigment, linen. Length at CB (a): 58 in. (147.3 cm). Length at CB (b): 40 in. (101.6 cm). Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1995. 1995.235a, b. The Metropolitan Museum of Art © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art This painted silk gown is The Costume Institute's earliest example of the eighteenth- century fashion for exoticism and chinoiserie. The gown's bold, somewhat fantastical floral pattern, with its use of dense areas of saturated... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2016

Dovima by Henry Clarke

Dovima by Henry Clarke
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19 janvier 2016

Lillian Marcuson in a hat by Lily Dache, 1951

Lillian Marcuson in a hat by Lily Dache, 1951, photo by Milton Greene
19 janvier 2016

Balenciaga, 1955

Balenciaga, 1955
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17 janvier 2016

Hungarian court dress, 17th century

Hungarian court dress, 17th century. Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest 


16 janvier 2016

Gown "Robe à la française", France, ca. 1760

Gown "Robe à la française" of lemon yellow rep silk embroidered with silk with vines and purple flowers, consisting of dress (a), a tablier (b) a devant-the-gorge (c) and a loose floor space side (d), France, ca. 1760. Rips Floss, floss, cotton, 154cm. BK-1978-248. Donation Jkvr. CI Six, 's-Graveland, 1978. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
16 janvier 2016

Wedding gown, Netherlands, ca. 1750 - ca. 1760

Wedding gown of pale blue rep silk embroidered with a floral motif in multicolored silk, consisting of a body with 'tail', skirt and train, Netherlands, ca. 1750 - ca. 1760. Silk, rips; rips side b 60 cm. BK-1978-247. Donation Jkvr. CI Six, 's-Graveland, 1978. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
11 janvier 2016

Visually Stunning display of fashion and art created by Italian style icon Gianfranco Ferré on view in Phoenix

Gianfranco Ferré. Courtesy of Gianfranco Ferré Foundation.  PHOENIX, AZ.- The internationally acclaimed fashion design exhibition The White Shirt According to Me. Gianfranco Ferré makes its U.S. debut at Phoenix Art Museum. This unique fashion exhibition is an innovative showcase of Ferré’s most significant white shirts, technical designs, photographs and videos from the archives of the Gianfranco Ferré Foundation. Known as the “architect of fashion” and the purveyor of “power dressing,” Italian designer... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2016

Yohji Yamamoto straw hat with clear plastic overlay, Vogue 2004

Yohji Yamamoto straw hat with clear plastic overlay, Vogue 2004. Photographed by Irving Penn
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