Nick Cave is a Professor and Chair of the Fashion Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he teaches in the Fiber Arts Program. He has led numerous workshops on topics such as Extending the Body: Experiments in Clothing and has designed, manufactured, and marketed his own line
Lucien Lelong, a couturier who epitomized modern Parisian elegance for thirty years, was born into theworld of high fashion in 1889. His parents were the owners of AE Lelong, a small couture house at 18, place de la Madeleine. By the early 1920s, Lelong had transformed his parents house into the Mais
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