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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 ♥

Madame Grès turquoise blue draped chiffon cocktail gown, late 1950s

Madame Gres dress, 1970s

Dress, Evening Madame Grès (Alix Barton)  (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: 1954

Dress, Evening Madame Grès (Alix Barton)  (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: late 1950s Culture: French Medium: silk

Ensemble, Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) ca. 1970

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

Madame Gres silk evening dress ca. 1959

Dress, Evening Madame Grès (Alix Barton)  (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: 1948–49 Culture: French Medium: silk

omg, gorgeous. Madame Gres, pinned from omgthatdress on tumblr. ♥ this girl.

Dress by Madame Grès,1954 Photographer: Henry Clarke

Dress, Evening Madame Grès (Alix Barton)  (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region) Date: 1954

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