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Mid-century Madness

Lifestyle Board for the period between 1946-1963, including both modern and period art, fashion, architecture, etc.

The Friendly Home: A better looking return air grille

The Friendly Home: A better looking return air grille

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Dress, 1950. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 (2009.300.180) #CharlesJames

1955 Christian Dior wedding dress

Fabulous.! Thanks, @♋ Pam Sturrock ♋

Manteau Jacques Fath, 1951

1960 Polka Dot Dress

Colección de Textil y Vestuario

Utterly divine Claudia Young Original 1950s acetate and black velvet cocktail dress

Dior by Gruau, 1950

1947 for Dior

1948Christian Dior (l) and Jacques Fath (r) coats by Rene Gruau,


1947 Western Holly range -

Restored antique vintage stoves

Jantzen swimwear advertisement, 1954. Illustration by Pete Hawley.

Paris 1958 - Coco Chanel, hiding in a stairway, watching her own fashion show through a mirror, unaware of the photographer who watches her through another mirror.

Dior Shoes - 1957 - House of Dior - Design by Roger Vivier - Silk, plastic, glass, metal - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Balmain Haute Couture fashion illustration. Strapless evening ball gown in flower floral patterned print beautifully gather at the bodice with a decorate bow at the sides of the dress. Includes back views in pencil. Bergdorf Goodman 1950s #Collection #Balmain #Fashion

By Rene Gruau.

René Gruau