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Evening Dress (detail), Madame Grès 1958 Grès, working earlier as Alix, created dresses in shafts of fabric, the diverse fluting of which served on the body like the entasis of a classical column. Seaming together fabric vertically so as to be continuous from hem to neckline, Grès pleated and tucked the materials into a shaping suitable to the body: the same fabric is buoyant and fluid when release-pleated from the waist down.

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Madame Gres Evening dress, Stoneware | Palais Galliera | Fashion Museum of the City of Paris

Robe du soir, Grès

A detail of a gown by Madame Grès. The structure and pattern is formed by fine pleats in the fabric.

MADAME GRES TRAJE DE NOCHE EN SEDA NEGRA 1960S

Evening dress Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris Var region) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk

Germaine Émilie Krebs (1903–1993), known as Alix Barton and later as "Madame Grès", launched her design house under the name Grès in Paris in 1942. Formally trained as a sculptress, she produced haute couture designs for an array of fashionable women, including the Duchess of Windsor, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Dolores del Río. Her signature was cut-outs on gowns that made exposed skin part of the design, yet still had a classical, sophisticated feel.

Madame Gres-premiere name in haute couture sense of design & style. Grès was a French haute couture fashion house. Parfums Grès is the associated perfume house, which still exists, and is now based in Switzerland

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