23 décembre 2019

In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK - Fashion collecting was once described by Richard Martin, former Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, as an "alien endeavor" for its perceived distance from the practice of collecting fine art and for the challenges of preservation and display posed by the medium. While fashion has now found a secure place within museums, it remains a relatively rare area of focus within private collections. The remarkable archive of American collector Sandy Schreier stands as a pioneering example. Beginning in the mid-twentieth... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2019

Costume Institute's fall 2019 exhibition celebrates Sandy Schreier Collection gift

Evening Dress, Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) for House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937), summer 1961; Promised gift of Sandy Schreier. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope / Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. NEW YORK, NY.- The Costume Institute's fall 2019 exhibition, In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection, will feature promised gifts from Sandy Schreier, a pioneering collector who over the course of more than half a century assembled one of the finest private fashion collections in the... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2017

«Dalida, une garde-robe, de la ville à la scène » au Palais Galliéra

Dalida, Paris, Bobino, Octobre 1958. © Boris Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet PARIS - Émouvante et passionnée Dalida demeure une star immensément populaire. Le Palais Galliera lui rend hommage en exposant sa garde-robe, objet d’une récente donation faite par son frère Orlando. Amoureuse de la mode, elle a tout osé, tout porté : robes New-Look des années 50 griffées Jacques Estérel, robe chasuble du Balmain seventies, sobre et chic en Loris Azarro, flamboyante en costumes paillettes et disco par Michel Fresnay dans les années 80,... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2015

Bergdorf Goodman Archives. Coctail & Evening Dresses: Jean Dessès

Bergdorf Goodman Archives. Coctail & Evening Dresses: Jean Dessès.
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09 juillet 2015

Costume Institute's fall exhibition to focus on fashion icon Jacqueline de Ribes

Jacqueline de Ribes in her own design, 1986. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Francesco Scavullo, The Francesco Scavullo Foundation and The Estate of Francesco Scavullo. NEW YORK, NY.- The Costume Institute’s Fall 2015 exhibition, Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style, will focus on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the 20th century. The exhibition will be on view... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2013

LACMA acquires couture collection spanning approximately 130 years of fashion history

Woman’s Evening Dress, 1956, by Jean Dessès (France, 1904–-1970); Silk plain weave (organza). Purchased with funds provided by Ellen A. Michelson. Photo ©2012, Museum Associates. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has significantly added to its twentieth-century fashion collection with the acquisition of 158 examples of fashion by couture designers dating from 1880 to 2008, made possible by dedicated museum supporter Ellen A. Michelson. Nearly fifty major fashion designers are represented in this acquisition,... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2011

Haute Couture, Jacques Fath, Jean Dessès, Christian Dior & Jeanne Lanvin par Castillo

Jacques Fath Haute Couture, n° 6672, circa 1950. Robe du soir. Photo Artcurial en velours de soie et satin duchesse noir, travail de pliage et effet de plastron sur le bustier, ample jupe portefeuille (griffe blanche, graphisme noir) (mini usure, manque ceinture) - Estimation 1 000 - 1 200 € Provenance: Anne Moen Bullitt  Jean Dessès Haute Couture, n° 9852, circa 1950. Ensemble de cocktail. Photo Artcurial en faille noire, corsage à manches trois-quarts, important décolleté souligné d'un revers à draper, JUPE à... [Lire la suite]