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....
Ensemble, Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) ca. 1970
Madame Grès (Alix Barton)1960s vintage silk dress
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