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Greeting Card Set CHANEL Archival Sketches

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This greeting card set featuring archival sketches of CHANEL garments has been designed and made exclusively for the NGV design store in celebration of the exhibition, Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto 

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto focuses on the significant contribution to twentieth century fashion culture by the renowned French couturière Gabrielle Chanel (1883–1971). With designs drawn from the rich holdings of the Palais Galliera and the Patrimoine de CHANEL in Paris, the exhibition explores Chanel’s design codes through a visually arresting and sumptuous display of more than 100 garments that trace her remarkable career.  

20 Greeting cards (101mm x 134mm) 
4 designs 
22 envelopes 
Made in Melbourne and designed exclusively for the NGV design store. 
 
Mme J.M. Sert in georgette outfits–a little black dress variation.  
The gazelle hound sports a coat by Chanel.  
Published in Vogue France, April 1927  
Vogue, © Condé Nast 
 
Jean Cocteau  
Chanel Haute Couture dress sketch 1937  
© Adagp/Comite Cocteau, Paris.  
Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia 
 
Chanel evening gown,  
illustrated by Douglas Pollard,  
published in Vogue US, April 12, 1930  
Douglas Pollard, Vogue, © Condé Nast 
 
Chanel evening gown,  
illustrated by Douglas Pollard,  
published in Vogue US, April 12, 1930  
Douglas Pollard, Vogue, © Condé Nast