Tag Archives: Pierre Balmain

Faire un copier-coller de

I love to cruise the virtual pages of 1stdibs to drool over vintage clothing, fabulous jewelry, and exquisite furniture. I then save all my favorites on Pinterest. Why, I’m not sure. Nonetheless, my browsing hurts no one and I occasionally … Continue reading

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Bonne renommée vaut mieux que ceinture dorée

Today I went to the Madame Grès exhibit at the Musée Bourdelle in Paris. The permanent collection at the museum is the sculptures of Antoine Bourdelle. Mme. Grès said, “Je voulais être sculpteur. Pour moi, c’est la même chose de … Continue reading

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Avant la lettre

French fashion designer Pierre Balmain was born on May 18, 1913. He dropped out of his architecture studies because he spent all his time designing dresses, which fortunately led to a job with Edward Molyneux. After the war, he opened … Continue reading

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