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Charles James: Beyond Fashion

Cut in dressmaking is like grammar in a language. A good design should be like a well made sentence, and it should only express one idea at a time.

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Charles James: [fashion that goes] Beyond Fashion

It is not everyday one gets to go inside the mind of a creative genius; and it certainly isn’t everyday that one gets to see the deconstruction (and construction) of a genius’ one-of-a-kind masterpieces, step by step, with an almost-hyper-vigilance to detail.   1,299 more words

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Charles James: Beyond Fashion

Last weekend, my Mama and I went to NYC for the weekend – mostly to see the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” exhibit at the MET. It was absolutely breathtaking! 66 more words


Delivery! Delivery!

Delivery from the Met! These just came in from my trip to the Big City. Charles James was an innovative genius and Cecil Beaton a fabulous mind, both with fabulous taste. 13 more words


Charles James:Beyond Fashion at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum has just closed It’s Charles James:Beyond Fashion Exhibition

The exhibition was about Charles James who is known to be “America’s First Couturier” for his new style, design concepts, techniques, cuts and most of all because the way he innovated structured dresses without making them unwearable.Though James is admired by most fashion people, His name is not commonly known as much as Dior. 50 more words


Charles James: Beyond Fashion. If you missed The Met exhibit, read this!

Charles James: Beyond Fashion by fabsugar

The Met’s Costume Institute exhibit celebrating an enormous collection of Charles James garments ended today.  We snuck in under the wire and got a chance to see it, and we can’t be happier to have witnessed this display of genius in fashion live.   95 more words