Mark My Words: The Subversive History of Women Using Thread as Ink
For as long as women have been sewing, they've been using embroidery to tell their own stories—often in societies that refuse to hear them otherwise.
Dress, Lanvin, summer 1920. Silk, beads, sequins, genuine pearls, rhinestone embroidery. Art Nouveau butterfly pattern. This shade of blue, known as "Lanvin blue," was inspired by stained glass windows. Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum
Alchemy Twine Embroidery Dress, from our Resort Swim 16 collection, in Ivory silk embroidery. Scalloped edge hemline, full blouson sleeve with elastic cuff and tie. Elastic waistband, laced detail back.