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Balenciaga in UCA Rochester Archive (display)

  

The Victoria and Albert Museum are about to open the UK’s first retrospective on the enigmatic man Cecil Beaton referred to as, ‘fashion’s Picasso’, and Christian Dior called, ‘the master of all of us’. 440 more words

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Paris Haute Couture by Flammarion and Olivier Saillard


“Worth Doucet, Poiret, Vionnet, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Grès, Dior, Balenciaga, Courrèges, Cardin, Saint Laurent, Lacroix, Gaultier, Alaïa….These geniuses could boast how haute couture’s precision was an architectural tool that the standardized prêt-à-porter industry could not offer.
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Something about straight lines, bold patterns, A-line silhouettes, quality materials, and the designer’s awareness of all details. Something about being avant-garde then evolving into a modern classic. 58 more words

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