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"Robe à la française" composed of iridescent taffeta bodice lilac, garnished with bouillonnè shantung sage bow. Skirt of the same fabric, decorated with bouillonnè band and platform pleated to guns. The dresses, in silk shantung, striped lilac and sage, is adorned with ruffles in the same fabric, frayed. Falls at the wrists in ivory lace.
Time of setting: 1748
Costume worn by Chiara Muti
Close your eyes and try to relive a scene from a great costume drama. Almost certainly at least one of the characters that will pop into your mind will be wearing a Tirelli costume. This is quite easy to do considering that the great Roman atelier, founded in the sixties by Umberto Tirelli, the talented “creator of costumes and fashion archaeologist”, according to Guido Vergagni’s definition, “dressed” the stars of at least thirty films that, not purely by chance, won[...]