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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The Golden Age of Couture

Follow the lives of the great couturiers and the houses they founded, and find out more about their training, careers and work. Explore the fascinating connections and events that link the earliest days of couture in Paris and London, through the decade 1947-57, to touch fashion even today. The great couturiers include: Balenciaga, Balmain, Dior, Cavanagh, Desses, and Givenchy.

Exhibition is now closed at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
Their on-line "exhibition" still exists and provides great information:
http://www.vam.ac.uk/vastatic/microsites/1486_couture/index.php

Exhibition book available at Amazon.com:

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