Category Archives: Stories

Tina Chow and her love for Fortuny dresses.

Tina Chow was an American model, couture collector and jewellery designer who was considered an [...]

Delphos Fortuny: the story of a dress that became an icon

“Man is mortal because of his fears and immortal because of his desires”, Pythagoras. For [...]

Gloria Vanderbilt and Fortuny

In this series of articles, we have been talking about famous women who have worn [...]

Isadora Duncan: a forceful personality, on and off the stage

Isadora Duncan danse sur la plage © Arnold Genthe/Wikimedia Isadora Duncan (San Francisco, California 1878 [...]

The streamlined looks of Mariano Fortuny and Issey Miyake

The question if haute couture should respond to artistic criteria or to practicality has hovered [...]

Peggy Guggenheim: L’ultima Dogaressa

Peggy’s Venetian neighbours referred to Peggy as “La principessa” or “L’ultima Dogaressa”.  She was chic, [...]

A living work of art: the Marchesa Luisa Casati

The Marchesa Luisa Casati (1881-1957) during the first half of the twentieth century was Europe's [...]

Henriette: the Muse

Adèle Henriette Elisabeth Nigrin was born on October 4th 1877 in Fontainebleau, where she lived [...]

Fortuny’s Venetian Influences

Fortuny is a name often closely associated with the Golden Age of Venetian fashion and [...]

Mariano Fortuny’s Interiors

Alongside his work in lighting and fashion, Mariano Fortuny is recognised as having a unique [...]

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