08 février 2013

Evening coat, Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, 1875)

Evening coat, Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, 1875). Textile by Arthur Silver (British, 1853–1896), 1910–15, silk. Length at CB: 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Jane Mead von Salis Funtanella, 1984. Accession Number: 2009.300.551 © 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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11 septembre 2009

Nike Customization

The Nike Dunk Hi Liberty in Nina, Venus Leaf and Strawberry Thief print,  Chris Ruhs in collaboration with Nike Sportswear. Photo: Nike Sportswear Designer: Evan Macpherson  [contact] Bio: At just 19, student and designer Evan Macpherson is making a name for himself in the ever-growing trend of sneaker customization. He takes basic production sneakers and adds a custom touch, successfully setting them apart (miles apart) from other shoes you'd see on the street. All pairs are either one-of-a-kind or... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2009

A rare Poiret for Liberty velvet house robe, circa 1930

A rare Poiret for Liberty velvet house robe, circa 1930, of double-layered contrasting purple and crimson velvet, frilled collar, with simple tie belt threaded through gold lace edged openings, embroidered to the velvet lining in chain stitch `Liberty by Poiret', chest 96cm, 38in Note : When Paul Poiret's business empire crumbled in the late 1920s (he became bankrupt in 1929 also the year his wife divorced him) he became a freelance designer as a means of scraping a living. In 1933 Printemps commissioned him to... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2008

fashion156: The Cloud Watching Issue (4)

Sleeveless shirt by Ute Ploier at b store, available at www.bstorelondon.com. Shorts by at Harrods, further information at www.harrods.com Stripe shirt by Balenciaga at Harrods, further information at www.harrods.com Sleeveless t-shirt by Tillmann Lauterbach at TwoSee, further information at www.twoseelife.com. Trousers by Haversack at Liberty,  further information at www.liberty.co.uk. Shoes by Paul Smith, further information at www.paulsmith.co.uk. Neck piece by Ka Pow Wow, further information at... [Lire la suite]