Evening dress, Jacques Doucet, ca. 1910. Silk satin & chiffon, beads, faux pearls, rhinestones. “Pouter pigeon” bodice creating “S” shape. Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo

Evening dress, Jacques Doucet, ca. 1910. Silk satin & chiffon, beads, faux pearls, rhinestones. “Pouter pigeon” bodice creating “S” shape. Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo

Lady Alys Vorpatril is one of the most elegant of vor ladies, setting the standards of Vorbarr Sultana's social scene as the Emperor's social secretary (1910s)

Lady Alys Vorpatril is one of the most elegant of vor ladies, setting the standards of Vorbarr Sultana's social scene as the Emperor's social secretary (1910s)

Edwardian. Reminds me of the dresses worn at Dianna Barry's wedding. It does Anne of green gables is a favorite of mine I loved the dresses in the movie...

Edwardian. Reminds me of the dresses worn at Dianna Barry's wedding. It does Anne of green gables is a favorite of mine I loved the dresses in the movie...

Zinaida Gippius, a Russian poet, a co-founder of Russian symbolism and one of the most intelligent women of her time. She left Russia in 1917 not to be executed. The Bolsheviks planned her assassination for the poems she wrote against them in France where she lived with her husband. They failed as she died earlier. | "Slaves, liars, murderers, thieves or fakers - I hate you all. But you, my Jude, you, all traitors,  I hate most of all" | Image: Gippius, ca 1910. She is 40 years old in this…

Zinaida Gippius, a Russian poet, a co-founder of Russian symbolism and one of the most intelligent women of her time. She left Russia in 1917 not to be executed. The Bolsheviks planned her assassination for the poems she wrote against them in France where she lived with her husband. They failed as she died earlier. | "Slaves, liars, murderers, thieves or fakers - I hate you all. But you, my Jude, you, all traitors, I hate most of all" | Image: Gippius, ca 1910. She is 40 years old in this…

Lily Elsie -- a famous English Actress who rose to fame in 1907. She was one of the most photographed women of the era. She really is lovely, look at her hair!

Lily Elsie -- a famous English Actress who rose to fame in 1907. She was one of the most photographed women of the era. She really is lovely, look at her hair!

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