Fashion Exhibition

Charles James: the shape of the dress beyond fashion

Charles James Drawing

Charles James (1906-1978) has achieved cult status in the field of fashion as much for his legacy of unforgettable clothes as for the magnetic force of his complex personality and the unorthodoxy of his creative process.

Diana Vreeland loved to say about him: “He’d rather prefer to do, undo and redo a dress for a party, than finally seeing it worn at that very party”.… Read more