“Surrealism is the magical surprise to find a lion in a closet, where we were sure to find shirts.” Frida Kahlo. Mrs Pomeranz’s dresses and the Maxfield Parrish’s painting “Autumn white birch”. Sources : Pinterest and leparisien
“L’univers est un grand livre, où la nature a tout écrit. ” Stanislas de Boufflers ; Le traité sur le libre arbitre (1808). Photo of a model wearing a Pierre Cardin dress by Philippe Pottier (1961) and my photo of … Continue reading →
“On s’apercevra vite que la nuit à la belle étoile est néfaste. La voûte céleste rend insomniaque : trop de beauté, trop de grandeur pour songer à dormir.” Sylvain Tesson – Petit traité sur l’immensité du monde
During the Sixties, the A-line dress, the mock neck dress, the fit and flare dress, the shift dress and the trapeze dress were very popular. Moreover, creators often designed beaded, embellished and brocard dresses. Besides, geometric, Op art and floral … Continue reading →
Vicky Vaughn was the junior division of R & M Kaufmann in Aurora, Illinois. The Kaufman brothers start their business in the 1920s. They produced high quality dresses and sleepwear but with moderate prices thanks to a mass production in … Continue reading →
Bobbie Brooks was founded in 1939 by Maurice Saltzman and Max Reiter in Cleveland. Initially it was named Ritmore Sportswear. After Saltzman bought the company in 1953, it was named Bobbie Brooks. The brand targeted mainly the young woman.
In the current vocabulary, satin is a thin fabric without visible weft with a glossy face and a dull back. Strictly meaning, satin is a weave type (the way in which the warp and weft wires cross each other). Thus, … Continue reading →