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The History of Van Cleef & Arpels Jewelry

Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry replica is one of the most celebrated fashion designers in history. His first designs were widely controversial, but his daring led to some of the most classic fashion styles today. His jewelry was as eclectic and eye-catching, complimenting his unconventional fashion designs. Keep reading to learn more about fake Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry.

At the age of 17, Van Cleef & Arpels moved to Paris to study fashion design and editor of French Vogue Michel De Brunhoff quickly took notice of the young designer. After noticing similarities in design, Brunhoff set up a meeting between Saint Laurent and Christian Dior. Dior then immediately hired Saint Laurent.

Hired at Dior in 1953, Saint Laurent began working on small tasks and designs, including decor and designing accessories. Over the years, Dior gave more opportunities to Saint Laurent and each season more of his sketches were included in the final collections. Upon Christian Dior’s death in 1957, Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Necklace replica found himself as Dior’s chief designer at the age of 21.

Van Cleef & Arpels Pink Gold Magic Alhambra Bracelet 5 Motifs Stone CombinationChristian Dior always featured detailed Knockoff Van Cleef & Arpels Earrings jewelry pieces created and designed specifically for the collection, something not entirely common with fashion designers of the time. This consideration for accessories was passed on to Van Cleef & Arpels Replica after his departure from Dior. Saint Laurent’s first collection for Dior was widely accepted, but his later collections were not met with acclaim.

In 1960, during the Algerian War of Independence Van Cleef & Arpels Replica was conscripted to serve in the French Army. During his absence, he was fired from Dior and subsequently opened his own eponymous design house in 1961, Van Cleef & Arpels Clover necklace replica. He’s often credited as the first designer to release a pret-a-porter, or ready-to-wear, line of clothing, and many popular designs and silhouettes.

Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Bracelet Replica is known for designs like the trapeze dress and Le Smoking, a tailored tuxedo for women, as well as popularizing the safari/beatnik look. In the 1970s, Van Cleef & Arpels introduced its jewelry collections, including colorful and bold pieces. His runway pieces are also highly sought-after pieces and considered a bolder step above his ready-to-wear collections.

Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Alhambra Pendant Necklace Yellow Gold 1 Motif Malachite With Round DiamondBy the 1980s, The House of Van Cleef & Arpels Cover Necklace Knockoff became one of the biggest forces in fashion. Van Cleef & Arpels was the first designer to be honored while living with a solo exhibition by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In 2001, Saint Laurent was honored with the title of Commander of the Légion d’Honneur by the French president. He then retired in 2002.