Evening ensemble

Design House House of Lanvin French
Designer Jeanne Lanvin French

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Lanvin's evening bolero resembles the tubular construction of the kimono and its sleeves. However, Lanvin modifies her simulation by radically cropping the kimono's parts. The three-diamond shape (the diamonds are superimposed on one another) composed of metal plaques is an allusion to the mon, a Japanese clan insignia.

Evening ensemble, House of Lanvin (French, founded 1889), silk, metal, French

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