Dressed for Disco

When Italian-born, New York-based designer Giorgio di Sant'Angelo (1933-1989) launched his label in 1969, he quickly became known for his colorful, intricately constructed gowns inspired by ethnic dress and Renaissance and... Read Article ››

Sant’ Angelo chiffon dress, c. 1968-1972

  Giorgio di Sant’ Angeloc. 1968-1972Printed polyester chiffon, silk flowersGift of Anonymous Donor95.40.3 Giorgio di Sant' Angelo's (1933-1989) exuberant aesthetic was informed by a variety of historic and cultural references. His 1969 Klimt... Read Article ››

Giorgio di Sant’ Angelo, Fall 1969

  Klimt dressGiorgio di Sant' AngeloFall 1969Gift of Eleanor Phillips Colt95.193.2 Like this patchwork evening gown, Giorgio di Sant' Angelo's (1933-89) professional background was an unconventional mix. Born in Florence, Italy, Sant'... Read Article ››