Optical illusion: A light green dress inspired by Mariano Fortuny and a 1908 Callot Soeurs dress

Pret-a-papier: The incredible period gowns recreated with paper, glue, paint - and not a stitch of fabric

Optical illusion made of paper: A light green dress inspired by Mariano Fortuny and a 1908 Callot Soeurs dress. So ethereal and beautiful.

Callot Soeurs 1920s

Green silk charmeuse evening gown with metallic thread embroidery and pearl beadwork (back), by Callot Soeurs, French, c. via chicago history museum

Fortuny short velvet jacket. 1920's

Fortuny jacket Fortuny short velvet jacket stenciled with the lace pattern, Circular sewn-in label: "Mariano Fortuny/Venise.

1950s pale green tulle and lace ballgown.  I like the ruffled tulle flounces, but they would likely read as too young.  Perhaps incorporated into an underskirt or petticoat.

Vintage 1950s Dress . Green Tulle Lace . Strapless . Full Skirt . Bolero Jacket . XS/S . 1520

pale green tulle and lace ballgown. I like the ruffled tulle flounces, but they would likely read as too young. Perhaps incorporated into an underskirt or petticoat.

Worth dress, 1900

Ball Gown, House of Worth 1885 [probably wrongly dated - this definitively looks like the early French, Made of silk

TRAINED SILK and GOLD METALLIC EMPIRE GOWN, c. 1908.

TRAINED SILK and GOLD METALLIC EMPIRE GOWN, c. Sleeveless mint green satin having beaded net bodice insert and gold lame waistband, trained skirt decorated w/ heavy metallic gold cord, back closure.

Circa 1888-1890 two-piece dress. Overdress: sage green compound satin w/garlands of floral sprigs. Pointed bodice w/gathered panels of white satin w/green pile and mull. Leg-o-mutton sleeves; and green velvet cuffs. Via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Two-piece dress, circa Sage green compound satin with garlands of floral sprigs. Pointed bodice with gathered panels of white satin, green pile, and mull. Leg-o-mutton sleeves and green velvet cuffs.

edwardian aquamarine and diamond laviliere

Edwardian Aquamarine and Diamond Lavaliere

Edwardian Aquamarine and Diamond Laviliere From Lang Antique Estate Jewelry. Really would love a gorgeous necklace like this!

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