Elegant Gowns: Grès
Grès (GRAY) - Germaine Krebs (1903–1993) was known by many names–first as Alix and later as Madame Grès or simply Grès. She is best known for creating Grecian gowns that employed extravagant use of fabric, creating allusions to classical sculptures. She was revered by clleauges and referred to as a “designer’s designer”.She was revered by clleauges and referred to as a “designer’s designer”. She always designed by draping fabric on a live mannequin. http://monicadmurgia.com/tag/jacques-fath
Madame Grès evening dress, fall/winter 1956 From the Musee...
Madame Grès black silk jersey sheath, Autumn-Winter, 1961-62
A romantic Madame Grès ball gown which also produced dresses in the mid 1950s. The top part is adorned with garlands of silk flowers and the dress formed from white and yellow chiffon, organza and taffeta. It also has a layer of glistening white horsehair which adds to its delicate and feminine vibe. fashion, balls, madam gres, silk flowers, mid 1950s, ball gowns, madam grès, dress label madame gres, the dress
Evening dress People and Brands: Designer: Grès 1903-1993 Medium: Black silk chiffon and brass Date: c.1967
Evening dress People and Brands: Designer: Grès 1903-1993 Manufacturer: Petillant Medium: Black silk faille Date: 1967 Country: France Credit: Museum Purchase One of the finest existing examples of the Grès sculptural gown is "Turandot."
A Madame Grès rose-pink draped jersey evening
Magdorable!: Madame Grès
MADAME GRES STRAPLESS PLEATED JERSEY COCKTAIL DRESS, 1958.