© MeterMorphosen 2004. International version: Title in English, French, Italian, German and Dutch languages.


THE FASHION TAPE MEASURE - through fashion history in 30 drawings

300 years of fashion history on the 150 centimetres of a dress-making tape measure. The flexible plastic measure has an original content and quotes fashion drawings from three centuries, which provide a concise reflection of the development of fashion history which also enables something to be experienced of the political and social circumstances of the respective decade. From Madame de Pompadour via Toulouse-Lautrec to Twiggy, the individual garments present examples of the respective ages. The result is a costume ball of fashion history. Every decade is shown with a representative costume. The back of the tape measure, is excellently suited to textile work at home: It shows a millimetre scale up to 150 cm beside an inch-scale. In vogue with the : The perfect present for the society lady.