• Evening DressMadame Gres1958 Grès, working earlier as Alix

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    Evening Dress Madame Gres 1958
    Grès, working earlier as Alix, created dresses in shafts of fabric, the diverse fluting of which served on the body like the entasis of a classical column. Seaming together fabric vertically so as to be continuous from hem to neckline, Grès pleated and tucked the materials into a shaping suitable to the body: the same fabric is buoyant and fluid when release-pleated from the waist down. She simulated a waist seam by tight tucking that continues through the bodice, and crowned the dress with volutes and twists. This tour-de-force of material rendered in...
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  • Evening DressMadame Grès Spring/Summer 1939National Gallery of

    Evening DressMadame Grès Spring/Summer 1939National Gallery of

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    Evening Dress Madame Grès
    Spring/Summer 1939 National Gallery of Victoria
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  • Evening DressMadame Grès 1980National Gallery of Victoria

    Evening DressMadame Grès 1980National Gallery of Victoria

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    Evening Dress Madame
    Grès 1980 National Gallery of Victoria
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  • Evening DressMadame Grès  c.1965The MET

    Evening DressMadame Grès  c.1965The MET

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    Evening Dress Madame Grès c.1965 The MET
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