Blog Category: Caught Wearing
Construction mesh dress from Project Runway season sixteen. Phone wire dress on the IIDA runway. American Express gold card dress.
Marie Antoinette pinned a ship to her rolling curls, and the Internet is full of tributes in paper, balsawood and feathers.
Knit caps on Shinto statues. Magda Sayeg’s yarn bombed city bus. Rasta lion. And more.
Yayoi Kasuma, Japan’s 90-year-old queen of pattern, would say dots are fun. She’s spent a long career designing clothing, fabric, paintings and rooms that vibrate with dots.
Designed to be seen, Ballet Russe costumes were grand opera for the ballet.
Iris van Herpen’s lace metal dresses. Fannie Schiavoni’s winged dress. And more.
Emilie Floge—seamstress extraordinaire and Klimt’s life companion—sewed the mosaic-inspired dresses his models wore. Adele Bloch-Bauer is wearing one in this 1907 portrait.
Lion statue covered in Joana Vascoucelos’ crocheted white lace. Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s lace collar. Tailored lace jacket by Mal Burkinshaw. And more.
1931 Beaux Arts Ball. Bauhaus costume from the Twenties. Telephone-wire costume.
Picasso linocut Portrait of a Lady, 1963. Woman with Yellow Necklace, 1968. Nude with Necklace, 1968.