Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet (Paris, France): ca. 1930, silk jersey, jewelled straps.

Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet (Paris, France): ca. Vionnet was a master of the bias cut. Cutting fabric on the bias makes it become naturally stretchy and hug to the body.

Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)   Maker: Sophie Gimbel (American) Date: 1925 Culture: American or European Medium: silk. Sideways

Evening dress, Madeleine Vionnet (French, Maker: Sophie Gimbel (American), Date: Culture: American or European, Medium: silk.

Dress, Evening  Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)  Date: spring/summer 1937

Madeleine Vionnet dress - back - 1937 - Silk - Modèle - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Mlle

Evening dress by Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)  Date: fall/winter 1929–30

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris)

Court presentation gown, 1938, Vionnet.  Grey silk chiffon with rhinestones and silver beads.  FIT Chic Chicago exhibit.

Madeleine Vionnet, court presentation gown, smoke-gray chiffon, rhinestones and silver beads,

Vionnet Dress - c- 1933 - by Madeleine Vionnet, France - Black rayon jersey one-piece dress; vermillion silk crepe sash; bias cut -

Dress - c- 1933 - by Madeleine Vionnet, France - Black rayon jersey, vermillion silk crepe sash; bias cut - Gift of the Estate of Tina Chaw

Short dress, Madeleine Vionnet, 1927. Silk crepe in a straight shape, round neckline, sleeveless. Bodice and skirt are finely pleated vertically; yoke is finely pleated horizontally. Musée Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Short dress, Madeleine Vionnet, Silk crepe in a straight shape, round neckline, sleeveless. Bodice and skirt are finely pleated vertically; yoke is finely pleated horizontally. Make without pleats.

The artistry of Madeleine Vionnet.

Photographer Irving Penn - Vionnet Dress with Fan, 1977 See more Irving Penn posts here.

This is Madeleine Vionnet. Born in 1876, a seamstress at the age of eleven, she eventually became one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th century with her famed “House of Vionnet” which opened in 1912 and operated through the late 1930′s. Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano, Christian Dior, Azzedine Alaia and Cristobal Balenciaga all name Vionnet as a major influence.

Madeleine Vionnet in her studio. This is Madeleine Vionnet. Born in a seamstress at the age of eleven, she eventually became one of.

Vionett - from the back! How fabulous!

A slinky Vionnet number from 1929.

Evening dress Designer: Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris) Date: fall/winter Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Width at Bottom: 180 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Madame Madeleine Vionnet, 1952 Accession Number:

Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Maker: Hattie Carnegie, Inc. (American) Date: fall/winter 1937...

Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris) Maker: Hattie Carnegie, Inc. (American) Date: fall/winter Culture: American Medium: metal thread.

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