06 septembre 2016

Alexander Mcqueen, Dress, spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter

Alexander Mcqueen (British, 1969–2010). Dress, spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink silk duchesse satin and nude silk georgette, hand–embroidered with pink enameled–metal flower petals. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Alexander Mcqueen (British, 1969–2010). Dress (detail), spring-summer 2009, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink silk duchesse satin and nude silk georgette, hand–embroidered with pink enameled–metal flower petals. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute

05 septembre 2016

Gareth Pugh, Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter

Gareth Pugh (British, born 1981) .Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn black silk–wool gazar, hand–embroidered with black plastic drinking straws. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Gareth Pugh (British, born 1981) .Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn black silk–wool gazar, hand–embroidered with black plastic drinking straws. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  #ManusxMachina#CostumeInstitute
05 septembre 2016

House of Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld, Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Haute Couture

House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Haute Couture. Hand–sewn black silk tulle, hand–embroidered by Lemarié with black crystals and black silk passementerie hand–woven with hand–glued and –stitched black ostrich feathers. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress (detail), autumn/winter 2015–16, Haute Couture. Hand–sewn black silk tulle, hand–embroidered by Lemarié with black... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2016

Mary Katrantzou, Dress, spring-summer 2014, Prêt–à–Porter

Mary Katrantzou (British, born Athens, 1983). Dress, spring-summer 2014, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn blue and purple digitally printed polyester satin twill, bonded to neoprene; hand–embroidered with purple Swarovski crystals and pearls, silver acrylic leaves, purple silk velvet ribbon, iridescent plastic sequins, and clear plastic tubing. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Mary Katrantzou (British, born Athens, 1983). Dress, spring-summer 2014, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn blue and purple digitally printed polyester satin twill, bonded... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2016

House of Balenciaga, Nicolas Ghesquière, Dress, spring-summer 2008, Prêt–à–Porter

House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937). Nicolas Ghesquière (French, born 1971). Dress, spring-summer 2008, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn, laser–cut, and perforated polychrome–printed silk satin, laminated to warp–knit mesh and black silk–synthetic scuba knit; machine–stitched eyelets, hand–threaded with black synthetic laces. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937). Nicolas Ghesquière (French, born 1971). Dress(detail), spring/summer 2008, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn, laser–cut, and perforated... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2016

House of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Dress, spring-summer 2014, Haute Couture

House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress, spring-summer 2014, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn black silk satin and tulle, hand–embroidered with black and transparent opalescent plastic sequins, opalescent cellophane fringe, and black duck, cock, and ostrich feathers; hand–finished. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress (detail), spring/summer 2014, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn black silk satin and... [Lire la suite]

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]
22 août 2016

Pierre Cardin, Dress, 1968, Haute Couture

Pierre Cardin (French, born Italy, 1922). Dress, 1968, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, heat–molded brown polyester Cardine (Dynel). Photo ©Nicholas Alan Cope. Pierre Cardin (French, born Italy, 1922). Dress(detail), 1968, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, heat–molded brown polyester Cardine (Dynel). Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute
22 août 2016

Prada, Dress, autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter

Prada (Italian, founded 1913). Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress, autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn cream silk gabardine, digital–inkjet–printed in brown and black with digitally scanned and rendered trompe l’oeil lace motif; hand–finished. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Prada (Italian, founded 1913). Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress (detail), autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn cream silk gabardine, digital–inkjet–printed in brown and black with digitally scanned and rendered... [Lire la suite]