Roger Vivier was one of the most iconic shoe designers of the fifties and sixties. He first came to prominence for the elegant stilettos he designed for Christian Dior's New Look of 1947, and was employed by the couture house until the early 1960s. His Pilgrim shoe for Yves Saint Laurent is perhaps
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
Paloma's jewelry career began in 1968, when she was a costume designer in Paris. Some rhinestone necklaces she had created from flea market finds brought positive attention from critics, and she enrolled in a jewelry course. Soon, Yves Saint Laurent asked her to design accessories to accompany one of
Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (February 16, 1834 – August 9, 1919), also written von Haeckel, was an eminent German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all li