Collection Of Vintage Evening Dresses


Evening Dress, Jacques Griffe (born 1909 – died 1996), Paris, France: ca. 1951, cut and fringed double weave organza. “Jacques Griffe (1909-96) was one of the few couturiers to start his career in the workrooms. He began working with Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975) in 1936, where he learned to drape and cut fabric on small wooden figures in the Vionnet tradition. After the Second World War he worked briefly for Edward Molyneux (18911974).”