More ideas from Leisl
Evening dress designed by Norman Hartnell for Queen Elizabeth II, 1950s. The Royal Collection © 2008, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. (Via Fripperies and Fobs Tumblr.)

Evening dress designed by Norman Hartnell for Queen Elizabeth II, 1950s. The Royal Collection © 2008, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. (Via Fripperies and Fobs Tumblr.)

Victorian Gothic Cape Brand Chic Star

Victorian Gothic Cape Brand Chic Star

Bustle Wedding Dresses,Weding Dresses,Bustle Dress,Wedding Gowns,Wedding Wear,1870s Fashion,Victorian Fashion,Vintage Fashion,Victorian Era,If,Couture,Dresses,Lace,Haute Couture

Ball gown, British, ca. 1885. Bodice & skirt are moir� silk overlaid & trimmed w/machine-made lace. Bodice is heavily boned & very close-fitting; has narrow waist and is laced at back to resemble a corset. The deep point of the bodice gracefully curves over the back of the skirt. Neckline is low and square at the front and rounded at the back and trimmed with a fall of lace. Lined w/silk, cotton, & whalebone strips. Made for May Primrose by oldrose

Ball gown, British, ca. 1885. Bodice & skirt are moir� silk overlaid & trimmed w/machine-made lace. Bodice is heavily boned & very close-fitting; has narrow waist and is laced at back to resemble a corset. The deep point of the bodice gracefully curves over the back of the skirt. Neckline is low and square at the front and rounded at the back and trimmed with a fall of lace. Lined w/silk, cotton, & whalebone strips. Made for May Primrose by oldrose