Fashion History Blog

White and gold were…

…Jean-Philippe Worth’s, the new “Haute Couture” legend of Paris fashion, favorites to use.  The new gold lame’s and sensuous draping opened his mind to all sorts of uses.  He liked to combine the white and gold with high contrasting accent pieces in red and black.  Eventually, he would focus on …

Worth’s sons took over…

… Gaston-Lucien and Jean-Philippe took over their father’s business and succeeded in maintaining his high standards. Jean-Philippe’s designs in particular follow his father’s aesthetic, with his use of dramatic fabrics and lavish trimmings.  Jean0Philippe became a talent and notorious of his own merits, as well as being Charle’s successor as …