Category Archives: Madeleine Vionnet

Art Deco in England

A box full of a semester’s worth of Art Deco Movement research has been sent to England to be assessed. Phew! I am looking forward to a month’s break but I thought you might like to see some more highly innovative fashion from the period, courtesy of Richard Martin’s book. This pink silk satin dress […]


Madeleine Vionnet and Art Deco

A friend showed me this very interesting book. Its main argument is that Art Deco fashion was greatly influenced by Cubism. I found the argument contrived and not at all convincing but it didn’t stop me enjoying the wonderful images of Art Deco style garments. One of my favourite designers in the book is Madeleine […]