Kaat Tilley pink dress with circular prints and pink knots with ribbons at the hem — spring 2001

189.00

Size: 40

Armpit to armpit: 39 cm / 15.35 inch

Waist: 34 cm / 13.4 inch

Hips: 42 cm / 16.5 inch

Length excl fringes: 94 cm / 37 inch

 

Composition:

100% polyester

 

Details:

Short pink dress

Sheer outer layer made of multiple vertical panels

Printed with black circular shapes, red stamps and orange flowers

Flared umbrella-shaped bottom

Pastel pink piping along the hemline

The piping ends in knots and more ribbons are attached to each knot

Fine pink shoulder straps

Long fine pink ties to tie the waist

Fully lines with a shorter beige satin underlayer

Hidden back zipper

 

Condition: 3,5/5

Excellent outer, few stains on the lining

In stock

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Description

About Kaat Tilley

Kaat Tilley comes from Brussels, has roots in Mechelen, and studied at the Antwerp Fashion Academy. She graduated there cum laude with the theme for her final collection Mahler and Venice .

She has been designing since 1983 in a highly personal ethereal style. Her fondness of fairytales was ever present in her collections, which resulted in Kaat designing mostly wedding dresses and theater costumes, inspired by magical creatures, princesses and her own paintings.

Tilley designed books for her collections with fine intricate drawings, almost like artwork. Kaat Tilley’s pattern studies resulted in almost irregular yet structured shapes. The dresses and skirts are always long, and consist of layer upon layer, fine knits. Piping, embroidery, smocking and little pieces of knitwear at the wrists, elbows, add couture-like detailing.

In this manner Kaat Tilley said she didn’t regard herself as a fashion designer pur sang, neither did she occupy herself with trends. Giacometti, Hundertwasser and impressionist art were quoted as her main inspirations.

Kaat Tilley also talked about ‘beauty’ being the red line through her collections: “beauty is an expression of our attempt to overcome tristesse…”

The Escape line is cheaper in execution and material, made mainly from jersey. Kaat Tilley has also been making Frederiek —  a collection for little girls — since 1994.

1997 was the first year in which she held a show during the Paris prêt-a-porter week

Additional information

Weight 0.9 kg
Womens size

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