01 août 2010

"To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color" @ the de Young

Oscar de la Renta, Trench coat, 2005. Coat: Silk; warp-faced plain weave, warp-resist dyeing (ikat). Belt: synthetic raffia, leather; crocheted. Gift of Mr. Thomas L. Kempner SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- This season, fashion designers all over the world are presenting tie-dye inspired collections on the runway as something new and fresh. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) investigates the trend by exploring its history, which has been honed for centuries by cultures spanning the globe. From pre-historic to modern times, the... [Lire la suite]