Gown

One of 14 objects in the series: Neiman Marcus Future Fashion collection, 2007 available on this site.

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Gown of purple-gray pleated chiffon embellished with beads, sequins, and gems surrounding flat silver metal rectangles; bodice is strapless with constructed bust and princess seams; full-length skirt is heavily embellished with purple-gray feathers; lined in plum silk satin. b) Vest of flat silver metal rectangles surrounded by beads, sequins, and gems trimmed and embellished with purple-gray feathers; lined in plum silk satin.

Creation Information

Szczesny, Stefan 2007.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 39 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Szczesny, Stefan Szczesny, Stefan (b. Munich, West Germandy, 1951 - )
  • Escada Escada (Munich, Germany) was founded in 1976/78 by Margaretha and Wolfgang Ley. Many designers have worked for the firm.

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Description

Gown of purple-gray pleated chiffon embellished with beads, sequins, and gems surrounding flat silver metal rectangles; bodice is strapless with constructed bust and princess seams; full-length skirt is heavily embellished with purple-gray feathers; lined in plum silk satin. b) Vest of flat silver metal rectangles surrounded by beads, sequins, and gems trimmed and embellished with purple-gray feathers; lined in plum silk satin.

Notes

To mark its 100th anniversary in 2007, Neiman Marcus asked leading fashion designers to create what they saw as the future of fashion for the exhibit; Future Fashion, curated by Ken Downing.
Escada was founded in 1978 by Margaretha and Wolfgang Ley in Munich, Germany. Stefan Szczesny was the designer for Escada from 2007 to July 2008. He designed the 2007 collection.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • 2007

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  • Sept. 26, 2014, 9:40 a.m.

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  • June 24, 2015, 10:06 a.m.

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Szczesny, Stefan. Gown, physical object, 2007; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc402534/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.