What Would You Wear If...You Were Going To A Party At Jay Gatsby's Mansion? by catjp, via Polyvore
One shoulder A-line tea-length
Evening Dress 1907 The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Evening Dress by Worth c. 1894.The clean line of the long skirt and the puffy elephant sleeves were a typical look around 1895. The bold sunray and cloud pattern on the skirt is asymmetrical, a common feature of Japanese art and craft. During the late 19th Century, the age of Japonism, Japanese kimono and pattern books of kimono design (Hinagata) were brought into the West.
Evening Dress c. 1894 Designer: Charles Frederick Worth Brand: Worth Label: none Material: Ivory silk satin two-piece dress; gigot sleeves; pale pink silk chiffon decoration at neck and bodice; skirt with sunbeam and cloud asymmetry pattern of pale pink silk tulle insertion and bead embroidery.
Dress, ca 1900 NYC, the Met Museum
Tangerine silk satin gown from the 1910s. Weighted fishtail hem. Two-layer overdress with crystal and mother of pearl beads. The sleeves of the overdress have beaded tassels and ring drops. Matching drops are at the end of a chiffon panel set in the cutaway skirt front, with a shorter, fringed layer of net.
Evening dress trimmed with metallic lace, Devoré, ca.1910. Wedgewood blue velvet cut to a gold satin ground. Metallic gold lace on bodice and underskirt. Rhinestone and crystal beaded appliqués on the front and back bodice and train. Vintage Textile
This stunning dress is part of the Costume Gallery of the Pitti Palace in Florence. The only information I've been able to discover about it is that it was made in 1910 and was labeled "Sartoria Brunelli" by one visitor.
Edwardian 1912 Tea Dress
Beaded Lace Bolero with butterfly back