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Snap of a Fortuny dress coiled into its original box from a visit to see Cleo & Mark Butterfield a couple of years ago. I wrote a blog for FT's How To Spend It about their incredible collection of vintage clothes and how contemporary designers use their archive for research purposes #fashionhistory #fortuny #nofilter #designprocess #vintagestyle

Some details about the Fortuny pleated silk Delphos dress -- these often pop up on my feed, it's nice to know more about them

Two-piece Dress Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, designer Spanish, 1871-1949 Two-piece Dress, 1926 Printed silk gauze-weave overdress embellished with glass beads; silk lamé underdress 59.031.7

Evening dress Fortuny (Italian, founded 1906) Designer: Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice) Date: 1939 Culture: Italian Medi...

Evening dress Fortuny (Italian, founded 1906) Designer: Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice) Date: 1939 Culture: Italian Medi...

Evening dress Design House: Fortuny (Italian, founded 1906) Designer: Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice) Date: 1940–59 Culture: Italian Medium: silk, glass