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Vera Wang’s latest bride is feeling a touch of baroque romance and Naeem Khan’s is ready for an after-party worthy of Studio 54. During a recent round of bridal shows in New York, Wang showed her Autumn 2018 collection via appointment and dreamy, black-and-white look book shot by famed fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier in the Jardin du Luxembourg, a Paris garden created in the early 1600s by Marie de’ Medici, the second wife of King Henry IV.
There’re a lot of different fibers and types of fabric composition. Most of our laces are a blend of 2, 3 or even 4 types of fibers. It can be a natural yarn: Cotton, Wool, Silk, Linen; semi-synthetic: Rayon (Viscose) or synthetic: Nylon (Polyamide), Polyester.
The Return of Lace as a Major Fashion Trend is Giving a Boost to a Once-Faltering European Business
The lavish lace is a dramatic change—not only for high fashion but also for a European industry that has been dwindling since the 1920s. Europe was once famous for lace—hundreds of types of Swiss, Belgian, French and at one point even English lace. Now, much of the lace shown on high-end runways comes from one town in northeastern France.
Imagine lingerie without lace: Impossible. Lace, the world’s most glamorous and refined textile, has always been driven by the fashion and innovations of the times, whether it adorned the decorative surface of a baron’s 17th baron’s collar or graced the cup of a 21st century bra. In fact, lace goes back millennia: ancient Egyptians wore ornamental mesh as far back as 2500 BC, the bible refers to “nets of checker work,” and a piece of Coptic lace in the Cluny Museum dates back to the third century.
In the midst of a hurricane it’s hard to think about fashion, but as life slowly gets back to normal, we are here to briefly take your mind off the madness and get back to business as usual.