Evening dress

Designer Madame Grès (Germaine Émilie Krebs) French

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A number of fashion designers have referenced the reduced scale of Artemis's himation, which was more like a Greek man's chlamys. Madame Grès took a square of velvet to knot at the shoulder but also to wrap around the waist as a sarong.

Evening dress, Madame Grès (Germaine Émilie Krebs) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region), silk, French

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