Sunday, October 25, 2009

Betsy Bloomingdale & the Haute Couture

The gorgeous book from the exhibit - featuring some of the gowns on display and their history

Two of my favorites - both by Givenchy - petals and feathers

Christian Dior gown with boned corset - on the right, the "Croquis" for Betsy's dress

Christian Dior Gowns

Dior on the left, Yves Saint Laurent on the right

Karl Lagerfield for Chanel dress.  The tags Betsy used to tell her when + where a dress had been worn

Ian and I went to this amazing exhibit at FIDM Museum in Los Angeles that featured 60 of 
Betsy Bloomingdale's Haute Couture ensembles from 1961 to 1996.
Show is up now through December 13.

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