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Madeleine Vionnet 1927 Wedding Dress, Melle H. Amor de Yturbe photography by Egidio Scaioni — original fashion print

Vionnet thought seams should follow the lines of our musculature. Anatomical drawing by Hugh Laidman, Vionnet gown photo: Metropolitan Museum.

Biased in Favor of Vionnet and Ericson, Part 2

Vionnet thought seams should follow the lines of our musculature. Anatomical drawing by Hugh Laidman, Vionnet gown photo: Metropolitan Museum.

Madeleine Vionnet Dress, 1922 Silk crepe georgette with lamé edging.     Arizona Costume Institute . Vionnet, a genius seamstress who built her dresses from the ground up so to speak, by cutting fabric on the bias, directly on her models. The final look was a unique feminine drape which heralded a new look that emphasized freedom of movement and femininity. Even with the popular garcon look [ flat chested and tubular ] the Vionnet dress was unmistakably feminine.

Madeleine Vionnet Dress, 1922 Silk crepe georgette with lamé edging. Arizona Costume Institute . Vionnet, a genius seamstress who built her dresses from the ground up so to speak, by cutting fabric on the bias, directly on her models. The final look was a unique feminine drape which heralded a new look that emphasized freedom of movement and femininity. Even with the popular garcon look [ flat chested and tubular ] the Vionnet dress was unmistakably feminine.

The Great Gatsby Vintage Fashion - Vogue - Alexander McQueen ostrich feather dress with chiffon-covered pearls

The Great Gatsby Vintage Fashion - Vogue - Alexander McQueen ostrich feather dress with chiffon-covered pearls

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