Stunning Grecian style gown!  Madame Gres, 1952 Women's vintage fashion photography designer clothing

The Myri was inspired in part by looking at iconic dresses from the century that have stood the test of time. Madame Gres understood that draped garments would fit perfectly into the modern women’s lifestyles. Here: Madame Grès evening gown Vogue 1950

Dress Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: ca. 1967 Culture: French Medium: a,b) silk

Dress Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris Var region) Date:ca. 1967 Culture:French Medium:a,b) silk Dimensions:N/A Credit Line:Gift of Thomas L.

Evening ensemble Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: late 1960s–mid-1980s

Evening ensemble Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris Var region) Date: late love the front sheer piece;

Dress, Evening  Madame Grès (Alix Barton)  (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region)  Date: 1958 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. (137.2 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Leon L. Roos, 1973

fashioninhistory: Evening Dress (detail) Madame Grès 1958 Grès, working earlier as Alix, created dresses in shafts of fabric, the diverse fluting of which served on the body like the entasis of a classical column.

Madame Grès (Alix Barton)  (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region)

Evening dress Designer: Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris Var region) Date: late Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) L. at center front 47 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Chessy Rayner, 1997

Madame Alix Gres, the mid-20th-Century couturier, was peerless for enrobing a woman with the timeless, enticing allure of a Greek goddess.--CH

The Rise and Fall of Mme Gres

Reason - Madame Gres was a famous designer of the 1930s.

The Rise and Fall of Mme Gres

Germaine Émilie Krebs, known as"Madame Grès" Formally trained as a sculptress, she produced haute couture designs for an array of fashionable women.

Once upon a time, there was a lady wanting to be a sculptress. Luckily she became one of the most amazing fashion designer of all time: Alix Barton, who became MADAME GRÈS. As if all women were gre…

Thanks to France!

Madame Gres - Hand pleated, safe to say this is amazing craftsmanship. Still blows me away.

Madame Grès exhibition at the Musée Bourdelle in Paris

Madame Grès herself was an invention. Born Germaine Krebs and later renamed Alix Barton (whilst her couture house from was known a.

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