Ensemble - Jacket, Blouse, and Skirt

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

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Ensemble consisting of: A) Jacket of woven silver metallic, heavy-weight thread in a diamond pattern; scoop neckline; short, raglan sleeves; open-front; reverse pleat at center-back below waistline; crescent, princess seams at back and front; 2 slit pockets at sides; knee-length; fully lined in ivory silk organdy. B) Blouse of off-white silk organza moire, sleeveless and cinched under the armpit; scoop neckline embellished at front with various rectangular pieces of fabric swatches in self-fabric and white knit with triangular and square crystal gem accents; under-layer of self-moire with an extended hem; attached tie at waist sides of white cotton. C) Mini-skirt ... continued below

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Wang, Vera 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 22 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Wang, Vera Wang, Vera (b. New York, New York, USA, 1949)

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Ensemble consisting of: A) Jacket of woven silver metallic, heavy-weight thread in a diamond pattern; scoop neckline; short, raglan sleeves; open-front; reverse pleat at center-back below waistline; crescent, princess seams at back and front; 2 slit pockets at sides; knee-length; fully lined in ivory silk organdy.

B) Blouse of off-white silk organza moire, sleeveless and cinched under the armpit; scoop neckline embellished at front with various rectangular pieces of fabric swatches in self-fabric and white knit with triangular and square crystal gem accents; under-layer of self-moire with an extended hem; attached tie at waist sides of white cotton.

C) Mini-skirt of ivory crisp woven fabric (wool) with wide waistband, with box pleat at center-front; 2 pleats at back; waistband has double breasted snap closure at back and is lined in ivory silk; center-back zip closure that adjusts to a slit with 2 zipper tabs; lined in silk taffeta; 18 ½” length.

Notes

In 2007, to mark the 100th anniversary of its founding, Neiman Marcus asked 23 leading fashion designers to create what they saw as the future of fashion. These pieces were displayed at the flagship store in Dallas, Texas, in the exhibition "Future Fashion", curated by Ken Downing. In 2014, the collection of garments was donated by Neiman Marcus to the Texas Fashion 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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  • Dec. 4, 2014, 2:16 p.m.

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  • Jan. 14, 2015, 2:34 a.m.

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Wang, Vera. Ensemble - Jacket, Blouse, and Skirt, physical object, 2007; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc461767/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.