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Get to Know Us. About this product Synopsis Back in print at last, with a ravishing new cover, Madeleine Vionnet is “not only the best book on Vionnet, but perhaps the best book ever on a fashion designer” “Out”. A unique feature is the inclusion of 38 cutting patterns produced between and No trivia or quizzes yet. The 38 patterns here come with instructions for employing the ingenious techniques used in her stunning dresses.
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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I love that this book comes with patterns. Considered a genius for her innovations with the bias cutthe most difficult and desirable cut in clothing designshe has a fanatical fol Back in print at last, with a ravishing new cover, Madeleine Vionnet is “not only the best book on Vionnet, but perhaps the best book ever on a fashion designer” Out.
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Maceleine teach costume design, and will definitely use this in future classes! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Description This breathtaking collection of Madeleine Vionnet’s life and work has been the definitive volume on the legendary couturier for more than a decade. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Madeleine Vionnet by Betty Kirke (2005, Hardcover)
I also have no idea why the author thought that presenting the patterns as white lines on a dark background was a good idea. This is because Betty Kirke, at middle age vionneet after retiring twicebecame an Olympian. Vionnet was a maverick, her results spectacular. Harry Potter Years by J.
These clothes are not made with pieces that are standard shapes — you hardly recognize the sleeves or bodices. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
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Madeline Vionnet I found this book fascinating on many levels. As a slice of fashion history, as a study in the patterns and construction of period garments and as an inspiration to try my hand at my own garments.
Kemper rated it it was amazing Mar 13, It is filled with contemporary photographs of the clothing, period pictures shot by Man Ray and Steichendesign sketches, and, perhaps most interestingly, patterns for the clothes. Vionnet’s dresses are virtually un-copiable and highly coveted by vintage clothing collectors. Betty Neels Hardcover Books. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The “queen mother of haute couture” retired inbut designers ever since have looked to her for inspiration.
One of the most influential designers in both European and American interwar fashion, and this book by Betty Kirk is the classic that will never be surpassed in the art of fashion book production–both for its depth of study and extraordinarily beautiful layout.
Vionnet was a maverick, her results spectacular.
Madeleine Vionnet was the greatest dressmaker in the world. Madeleine Vionnet by Betty KirkeHardcover 3 product ratings 5. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
In Paris, Vionnet invited Betty to her townhouse, where she received her wearing her Balenciaga dressing gown. Book ratings by Goodreads. The Art of Manipulating Fabric. Considered a genius for her innovations with the bias cutthe most difficult and desirable cut in clothing designshe has a fanatical following.
You may also like. Vionnet loved flow in dresses — so did her famous clients like Marlene Dietrich and Joan Crawford — and she was famously opposed to corsets. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The impact of Madeleine Vionnet’s work on fashion cannot be overestimated. Account Options Gionnet in.