Sylvie Facon, the French designer is well known for her intricate fairy tale like dresses. Facon’s works would steal any catwalk as she creates gowns that look like a work of fiction. These dresses are crafted from the spines of old books or even an actual violin. You are looking at these dresses for the first time. She has designed a famous dress to represent a historic town in France named Arras. Hommage à Arras (“Homage to Arras”) which is a gorgeous gown encrusted with lace and pearls is representing the beauty of French history and fashion.

Facon aspires to design gowns that are very feminine, refined, and meticulous which was inspired by nature, fairytales, and women’s figures.

Dress made from book spines

Painted ‘old town’ dress, encrusted with lace

Violin dress

Floral garden dresses

The Knight dress, interpretation of an illustration by Didier Graffet

All image credit – Sylvie Facon / sources used – demilked.com

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