The black dress with the shawl collar has been done before, but this iteration is stunning. The fabric and the lines just make this dress--you can see the hand of a master at work in this vintage Christian Dior black cocktail dress.
I loved my plaid dresses as a kid. I went to a school where all the girls wore dresses to school. We could wear pants under our dresses on gym days and winter days, but we had to take them off once gym class was over or we got to school.
Back-to-school dresses from Yep, I totally dressed like that. We girls were never allowed to wear slacks until I was in high school.no matter how much of a blizzard we had to walk to school in dresses.but we sometimes had big bulky snow pants.
Late black and ecru embroidered lace gown and jacket. Example of how adding a shaped lace overlay can glam up an otherwise simple gown. The short-sleeved bolero ages this up to be suitable for the crowd.