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Fashions Of The Past

Fashions Of The Past

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18th Century

Two Nerdy History Girls

This dress is known as the Valdemar Slot Gown. The fabric is moss green silk brocade with real gold threads, dating from 1695-1700

~Fashion History Museum: As featured in Street Style - American patterned velvet and satin suit, worn to the inauguration of President Wilson in Washington D.C., March 1913, and satin turban hat decorated with Goura feathers, about 1910-1913~

Black tulle and sequin dress, circa 1919. B. Atlman Co. Deidré Wallace

A Black Tulle and Sequin Dress | Leslie Hindman Auctioneers


1950's Vintage Jeanne Lanvin Paris Haute-Couture Designer Cappuccino Chantilly-Lace and Ivory-White Tulle Scalloped Low-Cut Plunge Rose-Floral Applique Ballerina-Cupcake Princess Circle-Skirt Formal Wedding Evening Gown Dress

Evening Dress, Jonny Herbert: 1950's, metallic-shimmer silk.

Evening Dress c.1886-1887 French Philadelphia Museum of Art

Walking Dress, ca. 1899

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Evening dress

Dress, Evening vintage love

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Evening dress

Evening dress

1850s evening dress.

Un peu d'histoire : robe de bal du second empire


Evening dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening ensemble - Valentina 1935

Dress, Evening Charles Frederick Worth ca. 1890

Evening Dress 1887

Bustle Evening dress

Leopard coat + leopard booties, 1961 by Paul Schutzer/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Ensemble 1950s Timeless Vixen Vintage

Coco Chanel: 1883-1971; The French fashion designer Coco Chanel ruled over Parisian haute couture for almost six decades. Her elegantly casual designs inspired women of fashion to abandon the complicated, uncomfortable clothes - such as petticoats and corsets - that were prevalent in 19th century dress. Among her now-classic innovations were the Chanel suit, costume jewelry, and the little black dress.


vintage swimwear retro swimsuit 1950s vogue.

vintage halston dress | Vintage Dress by Halston - 1960s | 1960's Fashion and Culture