Feather Couture

Zendaya vogues in feathers for VOGUE July 2017

by The Feather Place NYC on August 2, 2017

in FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS

VOGUE magazine is always bringing the freshest trends and designs to our thirsty, fashion-craving eyes, and the July 2017 issue is no exception. We here at TheFeatherGirl would like to lavish special attention on the July 2017 issue because – FEATHERS!!Former Disney-teen-princess-turned-fashionista Zendaya on the cover of Vogue July 2017. Striped Rooster Coque tails and Ostrich. Top by Calvin Klein.

VOGUE July 2017 sees Disney-teen-princess-turned-fashionista Zendaya adorned with feathery tops and hats and jackets that are sure to ruffle your feathers (in a good way!)

Zendaya wearing various feathered pieces.

From the cover to the editorial, Zendaya and photographer Mario Testino show off the ease and elegance of wearable feather fashion — from the flirty Fausto Puglisi ostrich feather-trimmed shirt, to the absolutely gorgeous J.W. Anderson chain-mail dress with sectional Grey ostrich, these pieces truly highlight that fashion and feathers are a match made in heaven! And the black marabou feather pom-pom earrings by Tuleste (pictured far left) are the epitome of chic elegance!

Zendaya and nieces sporting ostrich feather-trimmed hats by Gigi Burris.

And don’t forget to visit  THE FEATHER PLACE website, where you’ll find feathers and products that you can use to make your own stunning feathery designs! If you’re in the NY or LA area, be sure to stop in at our showroom locations.

Oscar worthy Feather Fashions

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on February 24, 2017

in EVENT,FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS,STAGE & SCREEN

Here is a roundup of all of the Oscar worthy Feather Fashions that are likely to make an appearance on the Red Carpet! First up is Ralph and Russo who used Burnt Ostrich fringe details in the gowns shown below!

Oscar worthy Feather Fashions

Next up is Elie Saab who took inspiration from ancient Egypt. We love the embroidery and ostrich feather embellishments in his new collection from 2017 Couture fashion week.

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We’ve already seen one of these Armani Prive feathered beauty strut down the red carpet at the 2017 Brit Awards last weekend!

Oscar worthy Feather Fashions

And finally we can’t forget Chanel! This belted low cut ostrich feathered gown is among one of our favorites!

Oscar worthy Feather Fashions

Looks from Ralph & Russo’s Paris Haute Couture Show

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on February 1, 2017

in EVENT,FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS

These are by far our favorite feathered Looks from Ralph & Russo’s Paris Haute Couture Show last week! Founded in 2007 by Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, it became the first British brand in over 100 years to be selected for Paris Haute Couture Week and we can see why. We especially love how Ralph & Russo use an abundance of Burnt Ostrich Fringe  culminating to the grand finally with Alessandra Ambrosio in a magical White Ostrich Feathered Cape! Ralph & Russo's Paris Haute Couture Show Ralph & Russo's Paris Haute Couture Show Ralph & Russo's Paris Haute Couture Show

C O U T U R E. P A R I S. Ralph & Russo #SS17 #bride

A photo posted by Alessandra Ambrosio (@alessandraambrosio) on

MaryMe-JimmyPaul Redefining Feather Fashions

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on September 23, 2016

in FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS,FINE ART

MaryMe-JimmyPaul Redefining Feather Fashions is almost an understatment… They are totally taking it to a whole nother planet! Using a large variety of Marabou, Ostrich, Chandelle and Goose Feathers MMJP’s creations are Met Gala and museum worthy. Marie Burlot and Jimmy Rinsum, the designers behind the over the top MaryMe-JimmyPaul describe their label as an “area that exists between art and fashion…”

We believe that fashion can be more than just an article of clothing. We want to tell a story with our collections and sometimes, creating big sculptural statement pieces is the best way to express our stories. Also, we graduated from the Rietveld Academy, a modern art school in the Netherlands that has also been a definitive influence. – www.notjustalabel.com/editorial/maryme-jimmypaul

We’re just gonna post some of our favorite tumblr pics… scroll through and let it simmer. We feel like we’ve died and gone to feather fashion heaven!

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The Look of Love | Ursula Andress in Casino Royale

We recently watched the film Casino Royale and couldn’t believe the amount of feathers that were used in the costume designs. From Natural White Coque Tails to luxurious Ostrich Floss and Boas; Ursula Andress as Vesper Lynd embodies the Look of Love in the ultimate spy spoof of all time; Casino Royale 1967 .

CasinoRoyaleCollageHere are some of our favorite movie stills featuring the stylish Vesper Lynd in her feathered best. We especially love the Ostrich Floss Feathered turban and Natural White Coque Tail Feather caplet she wears.

The Look of Love | Ursula Andress in Casino Royale

Watch the music video from the film below. “The Look of Love  was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song (1967).

BEST FEATHERED LOOKS: HAUTE COUTURE FALL 2015

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on July 10, 2015

in EVENT,FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS

Our roundup of Best Feathered Looks: Haute Couture Fall 2015. See the best looks from the runways in Paris! Serkan Cura, Chanel, Ralph & Russo, Giambattista Valli and more…! #feathercouture

The prize for our favorite and most unique use feathers this year goes to Ralph & Russo! Curled Goose Biot feathers were delicately beaded and sewn on to the cape below!

BEST FEATHERED LOOKS: HAUTE COUTURE FALL 2015 Ralph and Russo

We applaude the patience and attention to detail it took to make this Goose Biot feather cape!

BEST FEATHERED LOOKS: HAUTE COUTURE FALL 2015

We also love this Goose Pallet feathered look from Fendi! Use our strung Goose Pallet fringe and some golden floral spray to recreate those gilded plumes!!!

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As usual, Ostrich Feather Fringe is at the top of the list for most used feather .

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Autumn Winter 2015/16 Armani Privé #feathercouture

Posted by The Feather Place Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Autumn Winter-2015/16 Giambattista Valli Official #feathercouture

Posted by The Feather Place Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014 Arriving in London via Pink private jet, it’s safe to say that this years Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014 was the biggest show yet. Victoria’s angels Adriana , Alessandra, Candice, Doutzen, Karlie and more fan favorites strutted their stuff on the runway for Victoria’s 19th show Tuesday December 2nd.

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2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Runway

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014

Accompanied with live musical performances by Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014 show was broken up into four themes: Gilded Angels, Exotic Traveler, Dream Girls and University of Pink! Ostrich Plumes, Hand gilded 18kt gold Rooster Coque Tail Feathers & Pheasant Feathers to name a few, are some of the different types of feathers used to create these beautiful works of art!

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victorias-secret-fashion-show-londonThe Feather Place is lucky to have an inside scoop on the creation of these spectacular feather wings! Every year we help handcraft these towering beauties for the runway show and in-store displays nationwide! The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014 will air on CBS December 9th at 10/9c but in the meantime, take a sneak peek at some of the captivating feathered images from the show!

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014

Birds of Paradise – Plumes and Feathers in Fashion

Featuring Plumed designs from fashion powerhouses like McQueen, Gucci, Prada, Dries Van Noten and more, the Bowes Museum will be the only place to see these Birds of Paradise.

Birds of Paradise – Plumes and Feathers in Fashion ; The exhibition runs from October 25 until 19 April 2015. We wish we could travel across the pond to see this spectacular show. WATCH the full report from ITV.com.

Installation view of "Birds of Paradise - Plumes & Feathers in Fashion" at MoMu - Fashion Museum Antwerp

It will also demonstrate that thanks to design houses such as Alexander McQueen and Dries Van Noten feathers are firmly back on the fashion agenda and once again featuring strongly on the catwalk.– JOANNA HASHAGEN

Thierry Mugler, Haute Couture Collection Spring Summer 1997

Whereas in the past, feathers were generally appreciated for their value and refinement, contemporary designers now see them as an expression of freedom and spirituality.– BOWES MUSEUM’S KEEPER OF TEXTILES, JOANNA HASHAGEN

Rochas by Olivier Theskens, Fall-Winter 2004-2005

Birds of Paradise – Plumes and Feathers in Fashion - Roger VivierFeeling inspired and need to get your hands on some feathers…? Come visit us at The Feather Place Los Angeles and NYC ; let us help you realize your feathered fashion dreams!

Feathered Fashion Week Roundup

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on September 16, 2014

in EVENT,FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS,STAGE & SCREEN

Feathered Fashion Week Roundup

Another New York Fashion week has come and gone and now that the Spring/Summer 2015 shows have wrapped up, here are some of our favorite feathered frocks!

ErdemSS15runway_Look26First up is Erdem SS15 runway collection!  The Black Iridescent Schlappen Feathered skirt and crop halter is our favorite look! We also love the mini’s dresses; detailed with natural and dyed Guinea Plumage.

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Feathered Fashion Week Roundup - Thom BrowneAfter taking a look at some of the shows, we came across this fantastic jacket made with vibrant stripped coque tail feathers. The designer Thom Browne’s collection is being referred to as “a garden of delights”.

Feathered Fashion Week Roundup - Thom Browne

Pamella Roland Feather Fashions SS15Goose Biots are among the most unique feathers available! Here is what was said about this Pamella Roland design.

Beautiful details at the @pamellaroland #NYFW #MBFW #SS15 show where a blue ombred feather peplum dresses up a wide-leg trouser. – pamella roland* | Tumblr

Feathered Fashion Week Roundup Oscar de la Renta’s usual elegance flooded the runway with neutral details of Gold, Ivory and Black  Ostrich Fringe. Here are some of our favorite looks from Oscar’s show.

Feathered Fashion Week Roundup - Oscar de la Renta

Feathered Fashion Week Roundup

Feathered Fashion Week Roundup - Oscar de la Renta Feathered Fashion Week Roundup - Oscar de la RentaPrabal Gurung who continued with his successful Nepal themed collection, used Dark  Amethyst, Black and Sassafras dyed ostrich fringe in these beautiful feathered frocks.

Feathered Fashion Week Roundup - Prabal Gurung Feathered Fashion Week Roundup - Prabal Gurung Feathered Fashion Week Roundup - Prabal GurungBetsey Johnson’s SS15 collection was front and center and in true Betsey Johnson form; an Over the top, ultra girly “Love and Marriage” themed extravaganza! We cant wait to see her shake her tail feathers on Dancing with the Stars!!!

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The Seven - CR Fashion Book

Feather Place, featured in CR Fashion Book !

At The Feather Place NYC we recently worked with the stylists at CR Fashion Book to help create this fashionable and artful editorial.  Venery Pheasant Tails, Silver Pheasant Tails, Lady Amherst Pheasant Feathers and Goose Biots were used to create this artistic interpretation of the modern day woman who does it all!

Part Work by Day Mom, part Contemporary Snow White, she makes for a magical and magnetic vision of motherhood. – The Seven | CR Fashion Book

Make sure to check out the full spread at CR Fashion Book – The Seven.

Feathers by The Feather Place

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