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  • Her dresses are often bias-cut and drape forgivingly over places women are sensitive about, like the tummy and hips.


  • But by the time the designs hit the runway, her well-received trompe l'oeil and bias-cut dresses were fashion at its most innovative.

    This Week, All Hail the Prints of England

  • Not the spirited souls who dream up the whole bias-cut confection.

    Pierre Rougier: The Man Behind the Curtain

  • The red-and-white petal dress, with layers of bias-cut silk and strategically placed seams, gracefully skims a body's bumps and blips, while the unusual pattern and vivid color catch the eye.

    How Video Art Inspired a Runway Sensation

  • If you are going to wear a bias-cut gown, and I have no idea if this is your intention, don't try wearing a fully boned girdle under it.

    William and Kate: It's Panic Time

  • Cinematic representations of the “Screen Siren” presented in a gallery resembling a 1930s cinema, showcase body-cleaving, second-skin bias-cut gowns, including a dress designed by Travis Banton for Anna May Wong in the film Limehouse Blues (1934).

    American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity | Edwardian Promenade

  • I don't like imagining my future husband trying to look manly while being crowded out of his own house by a burgeoning forest of chiffon ruching, bias-cut crepe, and those fake pashminas with pictures of peacocks in metallic thread I love so much.

    Larissa Archer: On Not Marrying

  • Consider starting with a basic black backdrop — flowing or skinny pants, a mid-calf, bias-cut skirt or a black sheath.

    Bohemian Chic 101

  • One wore a bias-cut ball gown printed with skyscrapers and another donned a pink sequined cocktail dress called "Pinkberry" — no doubt a reference to the frozen-yogurt chain.

    The Return Of Confidence

  • And exciting new women designers — Vionnet and her soigné bias-cut gowns, Schiaparelli with that exhilarating saturated shocking pink.

    We Remember - Adele Margolis, 1909 - 2009


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