From Dior to Balenciaga and Biki: 1950’s Couture, a Renaissance of Elegance in Paris, Spain and Ital

    A Study Day with Anne Haworth

    Worsall Village Hall

    Wednesday 29th November, 2017

    10.00am – 3.30pm

    Cost £35 (includes coffee and a light lunch)

    10am Coffee

    10.30-11-30 am Paris: including ‘Theatre de la Mode’, Dior’s Iconic ‘New Look’,

    The House of Lanvin

    12.00-1.00 pm Spain: Spanish Designers in the Franco Era, including Balenciaga


    2.00-3.00 pm Italy: The Emergence of ‘Alta Moda’, Giovanni Battista Giorgini , Simonetta, Pucci and Biki of Milan

    Each lecture will also make links to the textile traditions of each country, ranging from

    paintings from the Italian Renaissance to portraits by Velazquez and C18th French silks

    Anne Haworth lectures within the historic dress collections at the V & A Museum in London

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