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The Queen of Bias-cut: Madeleine Vionnet!

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Just when you thought you couldn’t imagine a day without your wardrobe staple – the LBD, allow us to take you back into the early decades of the 20th century to take a look look at another notable contribution from the French couturier, Madeleine Vionnet!

They say that history repeats itself for those who never satisfied with it the first time and that’s just what happened to Madeleine Vionnet. The incredibly talented designer who forever made her mark in history as the inventor of the beautiful and classic LBD, introduced a new trend – the bias cut! The seemingly simple art of cutting the fabric cross-wise in a way that when the garment is finished, the seams hang diagonally rather than straight up and down, became so famous that she was known as the Queen of Bias cut!

For those of you, who need a better understanding of the bias cut, here is a simple thought! Image a yard of fabric with vertical stripes and suppose you were to make a skirt out of it, it would obviously have vertical stripes, right? But for the bias-cut skirt, it would simple feature diagonal lines that carve a merry-go-round of lines running around your fabric! In a time when anything unique is welcomed with open arms, you must try out the bias cut at least once. If not the artful pattern that it weaves, at least for the creative mastermind behind it!

Shop for a beautiful top featuring bias-cut fabric at the shoulder straps that is simply magical from BR! Don it to work with a pair of classic work pants to create some sensual style for your work wardrobe. Shop for this top and more at BR and bag a fabulous 30% discount on your purchase with Banana Republic online coupons. Just key in the Banana Republic coupon code BRSAVINGS at checkout to avail this offer.

Hurry, this cool offer clock out by midnight, tonight, June 9, 2015.