Vionnet Spring-Summer 2007

Sleeping Beauties: A Comparative Study 

This talk considers the merits and limits of a comparative study of fashion brand revivals. Specifically, it compares the cases of Jean Patou, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Madeleine Vionnet in regard to the literature on comparative history and connected history.

Talk given at the Jissen Women's University in Tokyo.

April 25, 2016.

Madeleine Vionnet, Dress, Spring-Summer 2007 collection. © Luvanis.