Good looks aren’t everything-it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Discover exclusive Italian yarns and luxurious fabrics in our BR Well Made collection. These are timeless styles to covet, crafted to stand the test of time.
Anthony Powell won an Oscar for Best Costume Design in 1980 for this production of Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess, directed by Roman Polanski. Powell’s meticulously researched, well-crafted costumes set within stunning landscapes makes this one of the most beautiful and poetic films of all times.
Greek, from Alexandria, Egypt, 220-100 BCE. The beautifully crafted headband has attachments of flaming torches and is closed by a Herakles knot; tassels hang from it, ending with gemstone beads. Part of an ensemble of jewelry probably owned by a wealthy Ptolemaic noblewoman. Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum. Credits: Ann Raia, 2009.
1890s evening ensemble -Artistic dress was donned by women with the courage to forgo conventional fashion. Seasonal trends, mass production, and corporeal contortions were or no interest to the artistically inclined. Instead, they preferred the ease of movement offered by flowing, hand-crafted garments reminiscent of antiquity.
Just in time for the holidays, Elie Tahari's Mallory dress creates the perfect classic and feminine look, thanks to its exquisite detailing, from lace bell sleeves to front lace panelling. Crafted from a luxurious feeling crepe fabric and cut for a sheath silhouette, this dress comes in a classic black hue, making it perfect for any occasion. We love styling it with pointed pumps and a colorful clutch for an elegant evening ensemble.