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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

Mme. Gres, 1956.What an amazing amount on fabric they have used back then

Madame Grès

model's own: Madame Gres

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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."

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

Madame Grès rose-pink draped jersey evening gown, Spring- Summer 1961

A Madame Grès rose-pink draped jersey evening

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Madame Grés Ecru Lace 1950's Cocktail Dress w/ Gold Embroidery