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Vionnet: Without Bias

By Kevin Almond

Abstract

Vionnet without the bias cut would be a fashion tragedy. The bias cut liberated women from the restrictions of corsetry and padding in the 1920’s and 1930’s and established a sinuous and elegant silhouette that defined a modernist look. This look has become a classic that was fully exploited by Vionnet and her innovations permeate throughout the work of many contemporary fashion designers

Topics: NK
Publisher: International Colour Association
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:8482

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