Gentlewomen
Winter

Gentlewomen draws inspiration from several Portuguese women who played an important role in the evolution and modernization of Portugal and Europe between centuries 14 to 20; from the establishment of the Republic in Portugal, with military nuances displayed through various scales of Nationalist fervor, in an almost tribal dispute between regimes and different ideals; from women’s social liberation and enforcement movements; from tailoring as the art of constructing clothing - great masters such as Charles Frederic Worth, Cristobal Balenciaga, Christian Dior or Yves Saint Laurent and the importance of compelling creators such as Madeleine Vionnet and Coco Chanel, in aesthetic innovation and Liberation of the body, contributing to the adoption of a certain silhouette becoming a free choice.

Overcoats, Inverness capes, robe-manteaux, blazers, boleros, dresses, shirts, corsets, skirts and pants of various silhouettes; in variations of the national flag’s colours: from the red – reds, roses, bordeaux; the green in various shades; from the Yellow - caramels, creams and tea colour; the dark blue; black and white; in fabrics such as wool-mohair twills, felts in, Serge, crepe; cotton – piquets, poplins with waxed and metallic finishing; silks - Satin duchesse, faille, moiré, grosgrain, organza, tulle, marocain. The cut and construction methodology of the garments, developed by the Storytailors and a new approach to tailoring and corseterie. Enjoy!

"Once upon a time ..."


Gentlewomen
Winter
Storytailors
NL
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