Grès

Madame Grès relaunched her design house under the name Grès in 1942 in Paris. Before this Madame Grès worked as Alix or Alix
Grès. She trained as a sculptress and created haute couture for a variety of fashionable women including the Duchess of Windsor. The name Grès was made up from her husbands name, he was a Russian painter. Grès was sold in 1980’s after which it faltered.

 

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The above is a Grès scarf (logo bottom right hand Grès Paris) from the 1960’s.

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