Twenty One Dresses !

A number of years ago, a young painting conservator entered a forgotten storeroom in a fifteenth-century Florentine villa and stumbled on a pile of Louis Vuitton steamer trunks. She opened them and discovered a collection of exquisite dresses, the kind usually seen only in movies, or inside…

Continue reading at https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/03/23/twenty-one-dresses………SO EXCITING….just got my newest New Yorker & had to share this with you!

Waiting to be dressed....

Waiting to be dressed….

Imagine coming across all those steamer trunks and finding these treasures, so sad that they are literally melting into each other, dissolving into air.

Les Soeurs....with Vionnet at the helm!

Les Soeurs….with Vionnet at the helm!

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Imagine the beadwork & hand sewing, so many types of embellishments

Imagine the beadwork & hand sewing, so many types of embellishments

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