Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Mia Fonssagrives and Vicky Tiel 1960's Fashion Design Team

A brilliant piece of fashion history in this 1960s Butterick Young Paris Designer original sewing pattern from Mia Fonssagrives and Vicky Tiel.Vicky Tiel and her partner Mia Fonssagrives launched the miniskirt and lace panty hose in Paris in 1965. Vicky went on to design such fabulous dresses as the red dress Julia Roberts wore to the opera in the movie Pretty Woman, while Mia left the design team and went on to become a practicing artist who continues to sculpt, paint and create fine jewelry.