Charles Frederick Worth


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Noun1.Charles Frederick Worth - French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895)
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From Charles Frederick Worth to Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, Christian Dior, and Yves Saint Laurent, fashion history is dominated by the names of Parisian couturiers.
At the same time, the elite was being served by high fashion masters such as Charles Frederick Worth and his son Jean-Philippe, who defined themselves as artists and innovators under exclusive brands.
From a 130-year-old Charles Frederick Worth ballgown, brocaded in silk, to a three-year-old Iris van Herpen frock, printed in pale flamingo acrylic, the hundred-some garments on display are technically wearable and totally, cumulatively unreal.