vintage 1950s sunshine squares polished cotton dress
1950's French Angora Sweater ~ Pink Darlene Angelon Pinup Pullover Sweater with Sailor Tie
Charles James 1951- I saw a replica and the original yesterday at the Chicago History Museum. This dress weighs 13 lbs and 4 different interior shape holding layers. WOW that is an awesome dress. They took a cat-scan of it to see how it was made. Gypsy Rose Lee wore on of these "tree" designs. |Pinned from PinTo for iPad|
Suit, Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, France: 1955, wool with moiré silk panels in the skirt. "This ensemble was designed by the Parisian couturier Hubert de Givenchy (b. 1927) for Leslie Caron (b. 1931), the French film actress and dancer. It was made for a play called 'Orvet' by Jean Renoir, who was Caron's great friend and mentor. He wrote it for her, and also directed it. It was first performed at the Theatre de la Renaissance, Paris, on 12 March 1955."
Givenchy skirt suit | c. 1955.
Nettie Rosenstein Little Black Dress From the designer who promoted the “little black dress” and knew how to turn simplicity into extraordinary, comes this exceptional 1950's evening gown. The bateau neckline drapes across the shoulders and has a unique sash lined in pink satin that snaps onto the bodice.
Nettie Rosenstein 1950's
Photo by Richard Rutledge, 1956.
1950s lucite box purse by Southern Bella Vintage
Evening Gown, Charles James: 1951, silk chiffon, silk satin and nylon chiffon. "Charles James, considered an architect of dress, was obsessed with the nuances of his complicated constructed designs. This gown, with its massive billowing skirt, is composed of layer upon layer of silk, boning, horsehair, and crinoline." LACMA Collections Online
United States Evening Gown, 1951 Costume/clothing principle attire/entire body, Silk chiffon, silk satin, and nylon chiffon, Center back length: 62 in. (157.48 cm) Gift of Mrs. Morton Lee (55.75)
FABULOUS 1950's Silk Polka Dot Print Dress by by xtabayvintage