Madame Gres...aka....Alix Barton
Known for her drapery and designs which exposed parts of the skin as part of the design of the garment; one of the last haute couture fashion houses with ready-to-wear lines, which she referred to as prostitution....
Moss-green velvet dress gathered in slight bustle, by Gres, coral and gold jewelry by Cartier, 1957 ♥
Dress, Evening Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: late 1960s–mid-1980s Culture: French Medium: (a, b) wool (c) silk
Dress by Madame Grès,1954 Photographer: Henry Clarke
MADAME GRES CHIFFON EVENING DRESS, 1960
Gres Two-Tiered Bubble Dress French, mid 1950s Of black silk tissue taffeta, sleeveless bodice with original decollete neckline inset with faux bib and bateau neckline at a later date, bib yoke, black velvet ribbon waistband to tie at back, double bubble skirt