Monday, June 1, 2009

show and tell

In searching the web for more Christian Lacroix bankruptcy information, I came across a fabulous New York Times photo slide show. It gives a behind the scenes look at how garments are made for Lacroix, Chanel, and Dior. Check it out, the photos are worth it!

14 comments:

Kristin said...

It's just so sad.

Lilith said...

All the beading and the embroidery done is so amazing.

diane said...

Hand beading is tedious, and beautiful. A true luxury.

Dominica said...

Wow, great to share that with us !

Black said...

Ah, amazingness. I wish I could work on something so beatiful, Thanks for sharing!

Urban Flea said...

I'm still so incredibly sad. He's such a genius. On a lighter note, thank you so much for you great comment over at Urban Flea. It really means a lot to me every time you comment. Cheers my dear!
xo Katherine aka. Urban Flea :)
http://www.urbanfleadesign.com

Joanna Goddard said...

what a gorgeous photo.

OmnisLucis said...

exquisite attention to detail, the effort put into handmade really deserves the appreciation.

Hanako66 said...

it makes me so sad

I am going to go check it out

Danielle said...

Oh wow! That's so interesting. Christian Lacroix is such an artist. I was so sad when i heard.

thefatandskinnyonfashion said...

i am so sad about lacroix. maybe someone will be able to help him save the company.

Leigh said...

How sad is right, Thank you for sharing I am definitely off to check it out..

xo

A Life More Fabulous said...

Wow - this is incredible. It's amazing to see how much intricate work actually goes into these pieces. They really are pieces of art!

Faire said...

what a great item!