ModaLisboa Love - Ricardo Preto Fall 2011 - Photo by Telma Russo  Tive a grande oportunidade de ver as criações de Madame Grés, recentemente, no MUDE, em Lisboa, e passei um tempo infinito a olhar para aqueles fantásticos e esculturais vestidos. Agora há semelhante oportunidade de apreciar...

'Madame Grès, La Couture à L'Oeuvre' is the 1st retrospective in Paris of the work of this visionary couturier, an amazing exhibition organized by the Musée Galliera, and showcased at Musée Bourdelle – Madame Grès (1903-1993) continued to repeat throughout her life: "I wanted to be a sculptor....

work the fabric or the stone" - Madame Grès' Museum poster The Fashion/Art debate rages on. While a Jean Paul Gaultier retrospective opens in Montreal and the news that Rodarte's first couture collection will soon appear at The LA County Museum of Art, one exhibition continues quietly on...

For someone like myself, who immerses herself in fashion history on a regular basis, it's hard to believe that Madame Gres could go unnoticed, particularly by an experienced dealer. After all, some would argue that Madame Gres was the greatest couturier in history! But unlike other legends...

The comparison between Grecian sculptures and Madame Grès dresses isn't of course anythin new, as seen in early images where the dresses are photographed to mimic static and stony sculptures. I love this 1954 Willy Maywald image of a model being fitted into a dress, with one bosom exposed...

As I said she was trained to be a sculptress, the exhibition in Bourdelle Museum usually dedicated to Antoine Bourdelle a well-known sculptor make this exhibition a must-see cause the dresses are facing Bourdelle's sculptures in an orginal way. She died at the age of 90, the exhibition pay...

Unbelievably, there's never been a retrospective of Madame Grès in Paris—until now. A lifetime of the visionary couturière's work can be seen in an inspirational exhibition organized by the Musée Galliera, but held in the Musée Bourdelle. Madame Grès, born Germaine Émilie Krebs, always wished...

&gt&gt A diverse group – Madame Grès, Elizabeth Taylor, and the Princes Harry and William – were Alber Elbaz's inspirations for the Lanvin Resort 2012 collection. There were softly draped dresses and jumpsuits in shades of citrine, taupe, and ivory marching jackets in tweed and leather and...

Yet somehow the magnificent museum setting highlights all the folds of the materias, it just works. Kym's style is just impeccable. I agree with Peggy about structured things you really need to be able to work them as they can make you look silly. I think the key to them as to anything is...

The sculpted dresses of Madame Grès have found a home at the Bourdelle Museum. The exhibition showcased 80 creations from the collections of the Galliera Museum, as well as loans from private collectors and contemporary designers. Automne 1933. Robe du soir fourreau. Jersey de viscose...

 

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