Tag: couture

Super-Rich Shine at Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda Costume Ball

The super-rich were treated to an immense costume ball courtesy of designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana in a grand 19th Century setting of Lake Como in northern Italy. The event coincided with the launch of Dole and Gabbana's new couture ...

Recreating the Grande Descente of an Ocean Liner

The luxurious staircase that formed a quintessential part of every elite 20th Century ocean liner was a profound showcase for the outfits of fashionable patrons. The V&A recreated this event in its exhibition Ocean Liners: Speed and Style with a ...

For What it’s Worth – the Making of a Legend

Charles Frederick Worth arrived in Paris as a sales assisant from a modest birth in Lincolnshire with not a word of French and no more than a five pound note in his pocket. Fourteen years of hard graft later he was clothing the French Empress ...

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