It’s true that Georgina Chapman’s eveningwear line, which she started with Keren Craig in 2005, is enchanting for its fairy-tale proportions and lovely details, but the more interesting part of these consistently beautiful clothes may be the craftsmanship.  Made in a Chelsea atelier, the dresses — and in the case of Chapman’s striking fall collection, a couple of sleek tuxedo coats with silk inserts — are intricately worked from duchesse satin, tulle, chiffon and organza into swirling sculptural pieces that, in many instances, seem to form a cloud around the body.

 

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