This fascinating publication is the first to examine side by side the careers and work of two of the biggest names in 20th-century fashion, Yves Saint Laurent (1936–2008) and Halston (1932–1990). Their designs—chic, sexy, and glamorous—came to exemplify the 1970s, a singular and dynamic era in fashion history. Inspired by menswear, foreign cultures, and wide-ranging historical periods, and employing new fabrics, YSL and Halston together crafted a new and distinctly modern way of dressing...... ( read more ).
Text and picture via: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
EXHIBITION page I. EXHIBITION page II. EXHIBITION blog.
MORE INFO about this event at SARAH´s blog.
McCall´s 4758 - From 1975. Wrap dress, hooked and snapped in front has 1" blousing in center back, elastic in waistline casing, pockets and belt. Sleeves "cut in one" with fronts and backs have gussets.
MORE INFO about this dres at DUSTIN´s blog.
Picture and text via THE MUSEUM AT FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology).
YVES SAINT LAURENT released patterns.
HALSTON at PATTERN VAULT.
HALSTON at MIKE-MINE-VOGUE.
YVES SAINT LAURENT at PATTERN VAULT.
YVES SAINT LAURENT at MIKE-MINE-VOGUE.
All patterns from my collection.