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There are many similarities between fashion and flowers besides temporality. Christian Dior, who once described his ideal woman as a “femme fleur,” designed skirts that looked like upside-down tulips. Even if a silhouette is not flowerlike, it can be festooned and made ultra-romantic with the addition of PARURIER FLORAL (artificial flowers).

How to Sound Like a Curator: 12 Terms to Know Before Seeing “Manus x Machina” at the Met

Christian Dior - Haute Couture Fall Winter 2010/2011 - Shows - Vogue.it  Model: Karlie Kloss (“Open zoom” for HQ image)

"Alice Through The Looking Glass" flower dresses by John Galliano for Christian Dior Couture Fall 2010 - Karlie Kloss

Glamour motifs inspired by Art Nouveau and precious floral prints for the new Roberto Cavalli foulards!

thinkwilde: Isabeli Fontana, Malgosia Bela and Sui He by Mario Testino for Roberto Cavalli’s Spring 2013 Campaign

The It-Bag Index | British Vogue

The It-Bag Index

See all the accessories, jewelry, shoes, purses, and more detail photos from the Christian Dior Spring 2016 Ready-to-Wear fashion show.

Another métier highlighted in “Manus x Machina” is DENTELLERIE (lacework). Lace can be as delicate as a spider’s web, but it  can also be bejeweled, metallic, or colored. And as Jean Paul Gaultier reminds us, it isn’t the exclusive province of brides.

How to Sound Like a Curator: 12 Terms to Know Before Seeing “Manus x Machina” at the Met

Another métier highlighted in “Manus x Machina” is DENTELLERIE (lacework). Lace can be as delicate as a spider’s web, but it can also be bejeweled, metallic, or colored. And as Jean Paul Gaultier reminds us, it isn’t the exclusive province of brides.

Garments can be embellished with leather appliqués or made entirely of the material. These days much MAROQUINERIE  (leatherwork) is laser-cut.

How to Sound Like a Curator: 12 Terms to Know Before Seeing “Manus x Machina” at the Met

A chic new guard of compression legwear, thought to boost circulation and speed workout recovery, is gaining traction among fitness gurus and frequent travelers.

Céline Spring 2016 Ready-to-Wear Accessories Photos - Vogue

Céline Spring 2016 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show Details

See all the accessories, jewelry, shoes, purses, and more detail photos from the Céline Spring 2016 Ready-to-Wear fashion show.

Wizards with needles, the craftspeople who report to the premier de atelier are referred to as PETITES MAINS (little hands).

How to Sound Like a Curator: 12 Terms to Know Before Seeing “Manus x Machina” at the Met

Wizards with needles, the craftspeople who report to the premier de atelier are referred to as PETITES MAINS (little hands).

One Piece of Leather Transformational Fun GUSTON is the new iconic bag from…

One Piece of Leather Transformational Fun GUSTON is the new iconic bag from ISSEY MIYAKE, made from a single piece of top-quality leather. The long-cherished concept of ISSEY MIYAKE translates into the GUSTON bag made from one piece of leather.

Emilio Pucci Spring 2016 Ready-to-Wear Collection - Vogue

Emilio Pucci Spring 2016 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

Explore the looks, models, and beauty from the Emilio Pucci Spring/Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear show in Milan on 24 September with show report by Jessica Bumpus

Go Wild For KENZO’s Jungle Book Collection

Here’s your first look at Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Kenzo collaboration.

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