0000 Madame Grès Retrospective

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  1. stylegurrl

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    The exhibit will open on June 19th and is the first time that this private collection will be presented to the public. The exhibit will feature pleated and draped Haute Couture dresses.


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    'private collection'...?...wonder who it belongs to?....... B) :unsure:
     
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    :woot: i hope it lasts until September, i so need to see the adorable work of Mme Gress, up close :heart:
    thanks for posting this newsbit stylegurrl :flower:
     
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    this sounds excellent - going to be in Paris in August so will see if its still on.
     
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    oh I wish I could see it!!!!
     
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    adorable mme Grès :heart:

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    woah!!!...what year might that be?...remarkable resemblence to the late seventies style and early eigties...which is currently enjoying a revival...

    in other words...that dress would sell extremely well right now...

    wow...thx lena...
     
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    its from Hollywood wardrobe archives, not sure of it's date
    but i absolutely agree, its totally modern
    (the value of true design, never goes out of style ;) )
    here another example 1968 Grès jersey;

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    :woot: :heart:

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    Madame Gres, Paris 1978

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    Evening gown, 1954
    Madame Grès (French, 1903–1993)
    White silk jersey;

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    :woot: Evening gown, ca. 1965
    Madame Grès (French, 1903–1993)
    White silk jersey;
    Gift of Mrs. Oscar de la Renta, 1994

    :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:

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    Evening gown, 1978
    Madame Grès (French, 1903–1993)
    Green silk jersey and green silk velvet
    :heart:
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    Evening gown, 1967–85
    Madame Grès (French, 1903–1993)
    Cream silk jersey; :woot:

    i think shes incredible, one of my fave designers of all time :blush:
    and i wont start comments on how MUCH she's been copied
    (..or by whom :innocent: )

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    Dress, 1940
    Madame Grès (French, 1903–1993)
    Evening gown with peplum, silk jersey;
    Photograph: George Platt Lynes

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    ^^^ :eek: :heart: The beauty!!! It hurts!!!! (Uh that's sooo dramatic, go figure :p )
     
  18. Lena

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    details on the exhibition , seems that its not in Paris...
    i need to travel to Bourgon Jallieu.. i'll be glad to :heart:

     
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    for spike :p

     
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    very nice lena...there's a certain 'grecian' feel to many of the pieces you posted...perfect for a goddess such as yourself... :p
     

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