08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Taxi" Dress, ca. 1932

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Taxi" Dress, ca. 1932. Black wool ribbed knit. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Alan W. Kornberg Gift, 2013 (2013.309)

08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1948

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1948. Black silk satin and black silk velvet. 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, 1949 (2009.300.734)
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08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Clover Leaf" Evening Dress, 1953

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Clover Leaf" Evening Dress, 1953. White silk satin, white silk faille, black silk-rayon velvet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Elizabeth Fairall, 1953 (C.I.53.73)
08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1946

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1946. Black silk-rayon velvet, red silk satin, brown silk faille, black silk crepe. 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, 1954 (2009.300.795)
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08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Ball Gown, 1949–50

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Ball Gown, 1949–50. Red silk velvet, red silk satin, white cotton organdy. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 (2009.300.2786)
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08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Butterfly" Ball Gown, ca. 1955

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Butterfly" Ball Gown, ca. 1955. Brown silk chiffon, cream silk satin, brown silk satin, dark brown nylon tulle. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Fund, 2013 (2013.591)

08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Evening coat, 1949

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Evening coat, 1949. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 (2009.300.791).
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07 novembre 2015

Fashion's evolution showcased in exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Charles James, "Four-Leaf Clover" dress, 1953. Duchesse satin, lace, and silk shantung. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection, 2009; Gift of Josephine Abercrombie,1953, 2009.300.784. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. CINCINNATI, OH.- High Style: Twentieth Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection opens at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Nov. 7. This landmark exhibition of garments and accessories from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2015

Charles James' ex-wife Nancy wearing his 'Swan' gown, 1955

Charles James' ex-wife Nancy wearing his 'Swan' gown, 1955. Picture: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art. Photograph by Cecil Beaton, The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby's
25 octobre 2015

A model wearing a Charles James evening dress, 1956

A model wearing a Charles James evening dress, 1956. Picture: Getty
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