Dans L'Atelier
notordinaryfashion:

Elie Saab Haute Couture Fall 2009

notordinaryfashion:

Elie Saab Haute Couture Fall 2009

showstudio:

The ateliers of Givenchy, from a few years ago.

showstudio:

The ateliers of Givenchy, from a few years ago.

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Christian Lacroix for Jean Patou haute couture, spring/summer 1987. Lacroix’s final collection for the house.

showstudio:

Christian Lacroix for Jean Patou haute couture, spring/summer 1987. Lacroix’s final collection for the house.

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Label on a Balenciaga haute couture gown, circa 1963. Via WilliamVintage.

showstudio:

Label on a Balenciaga haute couture gown, circa 1963. Via WilliamVintage.

66lanvin:

IN the DETAILS by DIOR…………No.1

66lanvin:

IN the DETAILS by DIOR…………No.1

showstudio:

Chanel’s haute couture “tweeds” are created entirely from embroidery by Lesage. Here are samples. No two are exactly alike.

showstudio:

Chanel’s haute couture “tweeds” are created entirely from embroidery by Lesage. Here are samples. No two are exactly alike.

dior:

Conception of the Bodice meets Jacket theme in the Dior couture ateliers in Paris before the AW14-15 show. 

dior:

Conception of the Bodice meets Jacket theme in the Dior couture ateliers in Paris before the AW14-15 show. 

showstudio:

The interior of a Chanel couture jacket, 1965. The chain weights the hem. The vertical quilting bonds the tweed to the lining, giving the jacket body without traditional tailoring interfacing. The nubby surface of Chanel’s trademark boucle make the stitches invisible to the exterior.

showstudio:

The interior of a Chanel couture jacket, 1965. The chain weights the hem. The vertical quilting bonds the tweed to the lining, giving the jacket body without traditional tailoring interfacing. The nubby surface of Chanel’s trademark boucle make the stitches invisible to the exterior.

showstudio:

Christian Dior spring/summer 2014 - wool jumpsuit, with cutwork and floral sequin detailing. Embroidery by Atelier Montex.
Photographed by Ruth Hogben for The Independent Magazine, 5 July 2014

showstudio:

Christian Dior spring/summer 2014 - wool jumpsuit, with cutwork and floral sequin detailing. Embroidery by Atelier Montex.

Photographed by Ruth Hogben for The Independent Magazine, 5 July 2014

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Christian Dior spring/summer 2014 - silk gauze dress with openwork, underlaid with sequins and beads. Embroidery by Atelier Vernoux
Photographed by Ruth Hogben for The Independent Magazine, 5 July 2014

showstudio:

Christian Dior spring/summer 2014 - silk gauze dress with openwork, underlaid with sequins and beads. Embroidery by Atelier Vernoux

Photographed by Ruth Hogben for The Independent Magazine, 5 July 2014