Écrin de lumière

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“La lumière donne à voir mais plus encore, elle donne à penser.” Henri Alekan Madeleine Vionnet gown (Black silk organza evening dress composed entirely of squares with a halter neckline, 1930s) and my photo made with photoshop based on my … Continue reading

A Holiday for murder

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Temperley London’s gown, Tiffany artificial Christmas tree and photo of a library. This set illustrates an Agatha Christie’s famous novel entitled “A holiday for murder” or “Hercule Poirot’s Christmas” (1938). The old rich man Simon Lee gathers all his children … Continue reading

Ode à Terpsichore, Muse de la danse

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Marc Jacobs’ gown and Eichholtz Valencia mirror. In 1931, the vintage photographer George Hoyningen-Huene pays a tribute to the dancer Isodora Duncan and is inspired by Ancient Greece. The model wears a Madeleine Vionnet’s crepe pajamas. The American dancer Isodora … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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Bernard Newman (1903-1966) was an American costume designer working for the studio RKO. He dressed famous actresses such as Ginger Rogers, Jean Arthur and Irene Dunne. He collaborated particulary with Ginger Rogers. He created gowns for nine of her movies … Continue reading