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Chanel Dress, c. 1937 // by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel

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Evening dress with ombred silk fringe, Coco Chanel, 1926

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Coco Chanel 1930's evening dress

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Circa 1929 evening dress with tiered chiffon skirt, American. Via Smith College Historic Clothing.

Evening dress with tiered chiffon skirt, American, ca. 1929. Made for movement & dancing. Three layers of silk chiffon cut with handkerchief hem, with many points hanging down from substantial width of beading. Above this floating base, bodice hangs smooth & straight. Silver bugle beads & rhinestones. Smith College Historic Clothing

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1960's Fashion ~ Evening dress by Michel Goma, 1967-69

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OMG that dress!

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Evening Dress, Gustave Beer: ca. 1919, silk tulle with bead and rhinestone embroidery, bead fringes, lamé under dress. "Through the brilliant surface ornaments and straight silhouette of this dress, people could have foreseen the coming 1920s. The scale pattern or 'seigaiha' (blue ocean waves) pattern seen on this dress was used repeatedly in the 1920s as a popular motif of the Art Deco school, whose proponents favored geometric figures..."

Detail of collections 1910s | KCI Digital Archives

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back of 1919 evening dress by Gustav Beer, Paris

Voted Best Dress for 1919

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1923 jacket and skirt ensemble with large hat. Beautiful silhouette and lines.

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~Tea gown, R. Maurer, early 20th century. Doyle New York~

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'New, youth-movement casuals, zip-zapped with color, distinguished with detailing, mobile with pleats.' (1969) #Woolite #BobbieBrooks

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From the Stacks: Ellsworth Kelly Color Block Dress

Anne Weber wearing the dress she sewed that was designed by abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly in 1952.

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Dior - 1958... Spectacular

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1950's Vintage Beach Chic Swimsuits, A group of southern belle models sunbathe on the beach at Cypress Gardens theme park in 1953 near Winterhaven, Florida, Getty Images - http://www.gettyimages.no/detail/news-photo/group-of-southern-belle-models-sunbathe-on-the-beach-at-news-photo/106541360

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C'est la vie! 50s and 60s France in dazzling technicolour – in pictures

C'est la vie! 50s and 60s France in dazzling technicolour – in pictures

C'est la vie! 50s and 60s France in dazzling technicolour – in pictures

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Carole Lombard takes a tennis lesson

What the hell-it worked, didn't it?-Miss Stanwyck, Carole Lombard takes a tennis lesson.

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c. 1938, Madeleine Vionnet.

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Fashion Muse: Faye Dunaway - Vogue 1968

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On the beach, c. 1930s.

Remember summer

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Pierre Cardin L'officiel magazine 1969

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Fashion 1958

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Vogue, 1945 | by Serge Balkin

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Twenty-One Dresses

From steamer trunks in a Florentine villa, a hidden trove of gowns by the Callot sisters.

Portfolio: Twenty-One Dresses

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1920's Beaded Flapper Dress. Silver and iridescent sequined fronds and steel beaded vines expertly frame the shoulders and neckline and captivate as they flow through the torso. The bead and the sequin decor makes this dress an art deco masterpiece. Back

AMAZING Beaded Flapper dress, 1920's

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Yves Saint Laurent “Mondrian” dress, 1965. From the collection of The Museum at FIT. #FakingItFashion #YSLhalston Yves Saint Laurent’s “Mondrian” dress is one of the most famous examples of a designer “borrowing” from the world of fine art. Saint Laurent strategically placed each individual shape on this dress, in order to achieve what Harper’s Bazaar described as “assertive abstraction, a semaphore flag, sharply defined in crisp white jersey, perfectly proportioned to flatter your figure.”

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