31 août 2016

House of Dior, Raf Simons, Dress, spring-summer 2014, Haute Couture

House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Raf Simons (Belgian, born 1968). Dress, spring-summer 2014, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn white silk mousseline with hand–embroidered cutwork and appliqué of hand–cut black silk chiffon and white silk embroidered flowers, hand–embroidered with red beads. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Raf Simons (Belgian, born 1968). Dress(detail), spring/summer 2014, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn white silk mousseline with hand–embroidered cutwork and appliqué of hand–cut... [Lire la suite]

27 août 2016

House of Dior, Raf Simons, Dress, autumn-winter 2012–13, Haute Couture

House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Raf Simons (Belgian, born 1968). Dress, autumn-winter 2012–13, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn white silk organdy and blue silk net hand–embroidered by Hurel with blue, clear, and yellow sequins, clear bugle beads, and crystals; machine–sewn ivory silk crepe, tulle, and chiffon, hand–embroidered by Lesage with gold metal thread, pearls, pink crystals, and hand–cut pink flower petals; hand–finished. Photo ©Nicholas Alan Cope. #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute House of Dior (French,... [Lire la suite]