From the Victorian crinoline to Vivienne Westwood’s mini-crini, from Hervé Léger’s 1985 bandage dress to Christopher Kane’s 2006 neon revamp, these 100 glorious, groundbreaking dresses made fashion history. Through beautiful images, anecdotes, and analysis, The Dress
looks at past styles and present-day reinterpretations, showing how design ideas have been reborn and referenced through time. Whether beaded, bias-cut, frou-frou, corseted, laced, or bustled, each dress has a story to tell.
Hardcover, 256 pages.
Inspired by the exhibition Eloise and More: The Life and Art of Hilary Knight on view November 12, 2022 through March 12, 2023 at Norman Rockwell Museum.