Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet (Paris, France): ca. 1930, silk jersey, jewelled straps.

Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet (Paris, France): ca. Vionnet was a master of the bias cut. Cutting fabric on the bias makes it become naturally stretchy and hug to the body.

Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet  Maker: Sophie Gimbel Date: 1925 Culture: American or European Medium: silk.

Evening dress, Madeleine Vionnet (French, Maker: Sophie Gimbel (American), Date: Culture: American or European, Medium: silk.

Evening dress by Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Date: fall/winter 1929–30

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris)

Robe "Jules César", Madeleine Vionnet, 1936

Madeleine Vionnet en images

Dress, Evening  Madeleine Vionnet; Date: spring/summer 1937

Madeleine Vionnet dress - back - 1937 - Silk - Modèle - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Mlle

Madeleine Vionnet. Pionera de la utilización del “corte al bies” y del drapeado en sus diseños, Vionnet eliminó de sus propuestas el corsé y mostró su preferencia por vestidos largos y cómodos, de tejidos vaporosos como el tul, la muselina y el crepé de seda.

Photographer Irving Penn - Vionnet Dress with Fan, 1977 See more Irving Penn posts here.

Court presentation gown, 1938, Vionnet.  Grey silk chiffon with rhinestones and silver beads.  FIT Chic Chicago exhibit.

Madeleine Vionnet, court presentation gown, smoke-gray chiffon, rhinestones and silver beads,

Vionnet Dress - c- 1933 - by Madeleine Vionnet, France - Black rayon jersey one-piece dress; vermillion silk crepe sash; bias cut -

Dress - c- 1933 - by Madeleine Vionnet, France - Black rayon jersey, vermillion silk crepe sash; bias cut - Gift of the Estate of Tina Chaw

This is Madeleine Vionnet. Born in 1876, a seamstress at the age of eleven, she eventually became one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th century with her famed “House of Vionnet” which opened in 1912 and operated through the late 1930′s. Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano, Christian Dior, Azzedine Alaia and Cristobal Balenciaga all name Vionnet as a major influence.

Madeleine Vionnet in her studio. This is Madeleine Vionnet. Born in a seamstress at the age of eleven, she eventually became one of.

Short dress, Madeleine Vionnet, 1927. Silk crepe in a straight shape, round neckline, sleeveless. Bodice and skirt are finely pleated vertically; yoke is finely pleated horizontally. Musée Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Short dress, Madeleine Vionnet, Silk crepe in a straight shape, round neckline, sleeveless. Bodice and skirt are finely pleated vertically; yoke is finely pleated horizontally. Make without pleats.

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