03 mai 2011

Alexander McQueen's Iconic Designs in Costume Institute Retrospective at Metropolitan Museum

Creations by the late British designer Alexander McQueen are displayed during a preview at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, May 2, 2011. An exhibition of McQueen's creations titled Savage Beauty will be on display at the museum from May 4-July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly The spring 2011 Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, is on view May 4 through July 31. The exhibition celebrates the late Mr. McQueen's extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2011

"A journey in fashion" @ Galerie Joyce, Paris

 Roméo Gigli, Autumn Winter 1989 Roméo Gigli, Autumn Winter 1989, (détail) Roméo Gigli, Autumn Winter 1989, (détail)  Dries Van Noten, Autumn Winter 1997  Dries Van Noten, Autumn Winter 1997 (detail)  Dries Van Noten, Autumn Winter 1997 (detail) Oscar de la Renta,  (détail)  Jean Charles de Castelbajac, Autumn Winter 200? Alexander McQueen, Spring Summer 2002 Alexander McQueen, Spring Summer 2002 Alexander McQueen, Spring Summer 2002 (detail) Givenchy by Ricardo Tisci ... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2010

"Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty " @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art NY

Alexander McQueen (British, 1969 – 2010), The Horn of Plenty, Autumn/Winter 2009-2010. Chris Moore/Catwalking.com NEW YORK, NY.- The spring 2011 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, it was announced by the Museum today. The exhibition, on view from May 4 through July 31, 2011 (preceded on May 2 by The Costume Institute Gala Benefit), will celebrate the late Mr. McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his Central Saint Martins... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2010

An Alexander McQueen peacock feather dress from the A/W 2007 Salem Witch Collection

An Alexander McQueen peacock feather dress from the A/W 2007 Salem Witch Collection. photo Bonhams The bodice covered in peacock feathers, and an intertwined serpent-like design of lozenge-shaped burnished gold sequins down the centre-front, around the breasts, waist and shoulder straps, with highlights of gold purled wire embroidery and diamanté, the skirt of finely pleated cream silk tulle over a cream silk chiffon underskirt, with a boned and structured lining to the bodice; labelled 'Alexander McQueen, Made in... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2010

An Alexander McQueen gold sequined dress from the A/W 2007 Salem Witch Collection

An Alexander McQueen gold sequined dress from the A/W 2007 Salem Witch Collection. photo Bonhams Entirely covered in lozenge-shaped gold sequins and gold bugle beads running vertically down the dress, with circular patterns to the chest and hips, V-neckline with capped-sleeves, lined in silk satin, labelled 'Alexander McQueen, Made in Italy', with original tag and packet of replacement sequins and beads, in original garment bag.- Size 40 - Estimate: £12,000 - 18,000. Unsold Bonhams. Vision 21, 30 Jun 2010.... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2010

The Isabella Blow Collection Private Sale Facilitated by Christie’s

London – Christie’s announce that a Private Sale has taken place of the fashion and photographs from the Estate of  the late Isabella Blow. The Collection will now remain intact and the planned public auction in September will no longer take place. The buyer wishes to remain private but is committed to keeping the Collection together. “The reaction to news of the Isabella Blow Collection has been a tribute to the dedication and style of a true fashion muse,” said Patricia Frost, Director, Vintage Fashion and Textiles,... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2010

Alexander McQueen Dresses from Salem Witch Trials to Sell at Bonhams

An Alexander McQueen peacock feather dress from the A W 2007 Salem Witch Collection. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Two dresses from Alexander McQueen’s Autumn/Winter 2007 Ready-To-Wear collection, which was inspired by the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, are to be sold at Bonhams, Knightsbridge as part of its Vision 21 sale on 30 June 2010 at 1pm. The dresses are among the first to be sold at auction since the death of the celebrated designer on 11 February. They include a gold sequined dress, described by Vogue as ‘the Queen of the... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2009

"SOUL i-D" @ Christie’s South Kensington

Christie's Celebrates the recent publication of a 600 page book entitled SOUL i-D. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009 LONDON.- In collaboration with i-D Magazine, Christie’s South Kensington is delighted to announce that it will host a pioneering exhibition, supported by Diesel, celebrating the recent publication of a 600 page book entitled SOUL i-D. From Monday 2 March until Tuesday 10 March 2009, Christie’s South Kensington will showcase the UK leg of a three year international exhibition tour debuting the highlights of this... [Lire la suite]