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Right: John Galliano / Evening dress and hat / Black silk satin and leather / Fall 2007, France / Lent by John Galliano
John Galliano describes the “Gothic girl” as “edgy and cool, vampy and mysterious.”

Left: Givenchy (Riccardo Tisci) / Evening dress / Black silk jersey / Spring 2007, France / Lent by Givenchy
“Obscurity is vertiginous. . . . When the eye sees black, the spirit sees trouble. . . . In the night, even the strong feel anxious.”
Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

Details

  • Title: Evening Dresses
  • Fashion House: Givenchy
  • Date Created: Spring and Fall 2007
  • Location Created: France
  • Season: Spring and Fall 2007
  • Type: Dress
  • Rights: Copyright The Museum at FIT
  • Medium: Silk, satin, leather, silk jersey
  • Credit: Right: Evening dress and hat: Lent by John Galliano Left: Evening dress: Lent by Givenchy

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