Fashion is the dark horse of the art world; the sartorial arts are often seen as a frivilous, and less important medium for artistic expression. I think these views are completely ridiculous! Fashion occupies a special place in which art, beauty and commerce are intertwined in complex ways. What p
Jeanne Lanvin was one of the premier Parisian couturiers of the twenties and thirties. Her gowns were cherished for their modern silhouettes and masterful embroidery, beading and trimmings.
Lanvin had always made beautiful dressed for daughter Marie-Blanche, and she became renowned for the eleg