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1930s mint green and black print day dress with short puffed sleeves, slightly padded shoulders, and released tucks from the top that meet into pleats from the waist creating a very tailored flattering fit. Black multifaceted buttons march down the front. Via Adored Vintage.

1939 Silk Jersey, Crepe De Chine, and Sequins Evening Dress made by I. Magnin Custom.

Woman's evening dress: jacket and dress - I. Magnin Custom

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Circa 1930s Callot Soeurs silk dress, via drouot.com/.

Sophie Gimbel gown, mid-1930s.

Home Content, Studio International

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1938 Elsa Schiaparelli dress via The Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

1938 Evening Dress by Elsa Schiaparelli: Silk crepe, plastic, sequins, and silk thread embroidery.

CHANEL Robe du soir « gitane » en tulle, vers 1933 (attribué à).

Jean Patou Silk Evening Gown, 1938-1940, via Augusta Auctions.

Augusta Auctions

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1937 Lanvin gown.

Retro Rack: Favorite Trends of Summer ~ Blush

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Evening Dress Worth, 1938, Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arketektur, og Design.

Madeleine Vionnet ensemble, circa 1932, via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1930s lace evening gown and jacket. Allover tangerine lace with ruffled bib front and slightly trained bias cut skirt, short sleeve peplum jacket, self belt with rhinestone ornament, and matching satin under dress.

LOT 857 - whitakerauction

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1938 silk, spangles, and beads evening dress by Lucien Lelong, French, via MMA.

Suit, 1938-1939, Elsa Schiaparelli. Although sinuous curves ruled the evening wear silhouette in the 1930s, the strong shoulder was a dominant element as well, especially in the crisp suits of Elsa Schiaparelli. While not herself a tailor, and scorned by arch-rival Chanel for her lack of skills, Schiaparelli presided over one of the great tailoring ateliers responsible for the definitive broad-shouldered and form-fitting suits and jackets of the 1930s.