This evening dress is a replica of a 1955 design and was made especially for the Museum in 1971. Madame Grès trained as a sculptor and then turned to haute couture, becoming ‘Alix’, with premises in the Faubourg St Honoré in Paris. She re-opened at 1 rue de La Paix in 1941 as ‘Grès’. A house press release described Madame Grès’ personal manner of handling materials ‘almost without seams’, and how she ‘induced manufacturers to produce jersey in large widths and took part in their researches to apply these techniques’.
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Here are some Fashion Magazine Cover that inspire me this month. You can see other cover on my Pinterest, #FashionCover or on my #FashionPortfolio
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Anna Ewers @AnnaEwers stars in ‘Ouch! That’s Big’ – British Vogue @BritishVogue 2015
Vogue cover girl Anna Ewers stars in “Ouch! That’s big”, the inaugural film of our new series of original shorts bringing together celebrated film-makers with Vogue’s inimitable style. Directed by influential directing collective CANADA, with a nod to French new-wave cinema and Sixties science fiction, Ewers interacts with a series of selves all roaming the Barcelona cityscape. Think Barbarella wearing Gucci, then multiplied.
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