Fashion: Vintage Jacques Fath


Just as Fashion Week is ending, a portrait (above, left) of the influential Parisian couturier Jacques Fath (1912-54) is being offered this month by Britain’s Nicholas Bagshawe Fine Art.  Fath was considered one of the three dominant influences on postwar haute couture, along with Christian Dior and Pierre Balmain. (Above right: Adjusting one of his ballgowns, 1951/ Genevieve Naylor/CORBIS ) More of the Jacques Fath look, below.

Enchanted Evenings - Vintage ballgowns

Enchanted Evenings – Vintage ballgowns, Life magazine


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