Stunning Grecian style gown!  Madame Gres, 1952 Women's vintage fashion photography designer clothing

The Myri was inspired in part by looking at iconic dresses from the century that have stood the test of time. Madame Gres understood that draped garments would fit perfectly into the modern women’s lifestyles. Here: Madame Grès evening gown Vogue 1950

Caftan   Madame Grès (Alix Barton)  (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region)  Date: 1965–87 Culture: French Medium: silk

Caftan Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris Var region) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Divine!

(suite de l'épisode précédent) Madame Grès, la couture à l'oeuvre... le titre de cette exposition est bien trouvé. Mais ce n'est pas cela qui m'a encouragé à la voir, mais plus prosaïquement la possibilité de prendre des photos. Alors que le Musée d'Orsay...

(suite de l'épisode précédent) Madame Grès, la couture à l'oeuvre... le titre de cette exposition est bien trouvé. Mais ce n'est pas cela qui m'a encouragé à la voir, mais plus prosaïquement la possibilité de prendre des photos. Alors que le Musée d'Orsay...

Madame Grès green evening dress, ca.1953 (looks great from the back too if you follow the link)

Evening dress Designer: Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris Var region) Date: ca. 1953 Culture: French Medium: (a) silk (b) rayon Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

tutorial pleating technique Madame Gres used from Madame Pico

This July I had the privilege of learning the pleating technique Madame Gres used from Madame Pico, a seamstress that worked in her couture .

Evening ensemble Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: late 1960s–mid-1980s

Evening ensemble Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris Var region) Date: late love the front sheer piece;

Madame Alix Gres, the mid-20th-Century couturier, was peerless for enrobing a woman with the timeless, enticing allure of a Greek goddess.--CH

The Rise and Fall of Mme Gres

The Rise and Fall of Mme Gres

The Rise and Fall of Mme Gres

Germaine Émilie Krebs, known as"Madame Grès" Formally trained as a sculptress, she produced haute couture designs for an array of fashionable women.

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