Sunday, 12 October 2014

Once Upon A Time:Madame Grès

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Madame Grès launched her haute couture fashion house in Paris in 1942.Her dresses had some greek-roman influences because she was trained as a sculptress.she once created a dress modeled after the Louvre’s Nike of Samothrace.When creating a dress, she always used real models.She had clients like : Jaqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly,Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo.She was renowned for being the last of the haute couture houses to establish a ready-to-wear line, which she called a "prostitution".

             Jean Shrimpton 
Jacky Mazel
Suzy Parker
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