Beautiful park Oscar de la Rentas’ Avenue living room dominated by portraits of James Fitton brackets sister -It girls – the seventeenth century, which once hung in the homes of legendary decorator Nancy Lancaster . ” One had to be [ Shakespeare ] Dark Lady of the Sonnets ,” Oscar told me .
” They were very ” social , ” he added with a smile, ” and they do not limit their romances her husband ! ” Magnificent embroidered dress set their Oscar thinking and happily in the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace had a wonderful exhibition during the summer, which corresponds to the Tudors and Stuarts swagger portraits miraculously survived modern clothing , providing further points of inspiration.
Therefore, although the Oscar opened the show in style longline fleet ensembles in clear or black double-face , changing in houndstooth that was dashing mid-century Dior flavor to them , he soon began to weave a subtle modern echo of the motives Elizabethan lace and embroidery are crewelwork have never been in the hands of their practice , remotely -y costume. They can be used as a dramatic silhouette prints , for example, or in accents such as thick cotton lace falling collar, which gave Charles I thrive crisp black -and-white check cardigan jackets.
Ivory knit sweater mini skirt and short-sleeved were presented with pearls sides slashed open-work embroidery details that may have been taken from one of the dresses of Elizabeth I, but looked glamorously hip Reimagined this context. There was also a flurry of pretty whitework and eyelet dresses fit for a Picnic in Hanging Rock , and a full-skirted dresses (or swinging skirts with blouses Fluttery) styles for the fifties debutante (with accessories beautiful flower brooch, short gloves and bright contrasting satin heel) in the frequent color like a duck – egg blue, pistachio, and a bright coral, or black and white polka dot dotted with bright colors.
Oscar Dresses Ball Nonpareil- black tulle scattered with meadow flowers and flourished with mantilla, for example, or foam strapless taffeta above the coral silk tulle explosion . And there were , of course, just fine embroideries on which it stands , this season including generous of silk thread with shade block prints that Fitton sisters themselves faint, possibly more.