C’est fini.

C’est fini.



The golden age of haute couture: John Galliano’s Diorient express, autumn/winter 1998 Christian Dior haute couture.



Alexander McQueen’s winter 1999 haute couture collection for Givenchy, inspired by the execution of Lady Jane Grey as painted by Delacroix.

hellosweetskin: "hi! do you mind if i ask how you know so much about fashion? :) thank youu!"

Obsessive compulsion. I can’t stop.

AF

lagrandcouturiere: "If you could go back to any two twentieth century decades in terms of fashion, which would they be?"

1947-1957, and 1987-1997. Very neat. 

Those would do me perfectly, actually. Covering almost everything I idolise.

AF



The Secret World of Haute Couture, a BBC documentary.

The “club” analogy is mildly irritating, but the story is fascinating. And the interviews are wonderful.