Evening dress 1939 -- I've been wanting a costume inspired by late fashion. This dress is good inspiration!

"Compiègne", Dior, Fall/Winter 1954-55

This iconic Compiègne ball gown from Dior's 1954 Collection.and worth repeating. Kudos Galliano and House of Dior Haute Couture Atelier!

Worn by Princess Margaret in 1951, this Jean Dessès cocktail gown is even more stunning in person than it is in photographs.

Jean Dessès electric violet cocktail gown worn by Princess Margaret in 1951 vintage fashion style strapless evening dress full skirt royalty museum

Grace Kelly wardrobe change from High Society, 1956.

High Society One of Grace Kelly’s amazing gowns for her character Tracy Lord by Helen Rose High Society was Grace’s last film before becoming Princess of Monaco. Helen Rose also designed her wedding gown.

Christian Dior "Palmyre" Couture Jeweled Strapless Evening Gown, 1952.

Christian Dior "Palmyre" Couture Jeweled Strapless Evening Gown, Platinum silk satin opulently decorated with prong set rhinestones and blue jewels, pearls, silver metallic cord, periwinkle embroidery and sequins.

vintage French 1920s gown

overDress, Evening Callot Soeurs (French, active Date: ca. 1924 Dress (attributed) Callot Soeurs (French, active Date: 1926 Culture: French Medium: silk.

Irish Crochet Lace Dress. Ca.1908

Vintage lace wedding dress - Trained Irish Crochet Gown, c. 1908 -- Dang man, that would be heavy! But it's oh so gorgeous!

Victorian Tambour Lace. Gibson Girl, early 1900's, fashion.

Breathtaking Vintage Victorian Tambour Lace Gibson Girl Ball / Wedding Gown

Evening Dress  Pierre Balmain, 1956  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening dress House of Balmain (French, founded Designer: Pierre Balmain (French, St. Jean de Maurienne Paris) Department Store: Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded Date: fall/winter Culture: French Medium: silk, beads Dimensions: Length at CB: 30 in.

Maggy ROUFF   Haute couture, circa 1945/1948

Ventes aux enchères Paris Maggy ROUFF Haute couture, circa 1945 / 1948 Griffe blanche, g