Madame Gres: Sculptural Fashion (Hardback)Olivier Saillard (author)
Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 26/09/2012
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Madame Gres launched her design house under the name Gres in Paris in 1942. Formally trained as a sculptress, she produced haute couture designs for an array of fashionable women, including the Duchess of Windsor, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Dolores del Rio. Her signature was cut-outs on gowns that made exposed skin part of the design, yet still had a classical, sophisticated feel. She was renowned for being the last of the haute couture houses to establish a ready-to-wear line.
Publisher: Cannibal/Hannibal Publishers
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 1066 g
Dimensions: 250 x 200 x 25 mm
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