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
Gareth Pugh is one of the more interesting and unique designers to emerge from London in the last five years. Style.com describes Pugh as the "latest addition to a long tradition of fashion-as-performance-art that stretches back through Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, and Vivienne Westwood to the
Sigmar Polke was born in 1941 in Silesia, then part of East Germany and now present-day Poland. At the age of twelve his family left the Socialist East and moved to Düsseldorf, in the Rhineland, where he grew up in the increasingly affluent society of former West Germany. He studied art at the Staat