Bustle gown with ball and dinner bodices, by Charles Frederick Worth, c. 1885, Vintage Textile. Silk brocade, silk satin, cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs. Acquired by the Phoenix Art Museum Collection in 2007 for the exhibit "After Dark: 100 Years of the Evening Dress." See VintageTextile.com on Facebook.

Bustle gown with both ball and dinner bodices by Charles Frederick Worth, Silk brocade, silk satin, and cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs.

These astonishing boots, c. 1870, were featured in the 2008 exhibition “HEIGHTS OF FASHION: A HISTORY OF THE ELEVATED FOOT” at the Esplanade Museum [Alberta, Canada]. So wish I had seen the installation!

For your Saturday soirée - Victorian party boots, c. 1870 velvet & gold leather button boots Via 2008 exhibit 'HEIGHTS OF FASHION.

1961 BALENCIAGA

Cristobal Balenciaga dress ca. 1961 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Lovely dress, but for the color.

twenties hairstyles

The Bob was the most popular hairstyle of the time. Headbands were also used as accessories in women's hair. Some women did not want to fully commit to having short hair, however, so they would have a fake bob and curl up their hair and pin it.

Marc Bohan's first collection for Christian Dior, 1961

Dior creative director Marc Bohan with models from his first collection Spring-Summer 1961 of flowery chiffon and georgettes. A magnificent debut by Marc.

Balenciaga - Vintage - Robe - Broderies et Perles - 1962

Balenciaga vintage cocktail dress in black silk smooth velvet with jet black beads from 1962

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Christian Dior vellum stationery, for Venezuela dress with personal notes to client Brenda Schulman, with swatch attached Más

Vogue 1957

Anne St Marie, May Vogue 1957 Wearing a black silk dress printed with giant roses and its little top passes behind a cloud of chiffon, by James Galanos. its beautiful.

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