Fashion History Mystery #21: Isabelle de Borchgrave


Isabelle de Borchgrave in her Brussels studio with a selection her paper recreations of 18th century fashions. Stringer/ Getty Images / Photo by Virginie Fefour

Join us for a peep inside the work of Isabelle de Borchgrave who creates incredible life-size replicas of historic fashions not from silk, velvet and lace, but paper.

  • D'Alessandro, Jill. Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave. San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2011.
  • Stoeltie, Barbara and René. Paper Illusions: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave. New York: Abrams, 2008.