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1940'S IVORY SATIN PEPLUM SEQUIN LEAVES GOWN - wedding dress for the Hollywood movie star from the 1940's...elegant and glamorous. #1stDibs #wedding dress

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Early 1940s Rose Petal Pink Satin and Lace Evening Dress

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Rare 14k White Yellow Gold Antique Art Deco Red Ruby, circa 1920s

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Ruins of the former Bennett College in Millbrook, NY.

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antique wicker seat

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Isabella Rossellini

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gypsy rose lee

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Lace & Chiffon Peignoir, c. 1945

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Satin wedding gown, c. 1910

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GREEN & GOLD BEADED DRESS, c. 1921

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Emma Domb, 1940s

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V-line suit, 1944.

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Before Bjork’s swan dress there was Marlene Dietrich. Love Bjork, but Marlene did it better. Miss Marlene arrived at Basil Rathbone's costume party with Clifton Webb and Elizabeth Allen on each arm and an elegant swan gown draped across her body. Oh...and the swan wasn't white, each feather was dyed to match the pale blue of Marlene's eyes.

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Rare Elsa Shiaparelli gown worn by Marlene Dietrich, in 1935, and later owned by Mae West

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Cream silk evening dress with fringe skirt, by Mainbocher, French, 1937.

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1900s Black Eye button Edwardian leather boots

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Womens attire during the Elizabethan era consisted of gowns, hats, corsets, underwear, collars, ruffs (Queen Elizabeth was a big fan of the high ruff), and shoes. Brides would wear their best gown and kirtle (petticoat), or even a new gown if the money was available. - j.mp/HRW64Z

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1934 Chanel

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1948 Elsa Schiaparelli

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Cloak of Marketa Lobkowicz (1617), © Mikulov Museum

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Houppelande dress, early 15th cent

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Queen's dress from the Italian Renaissance - 1560   This gown, was custom-made from an original model from Eleanor of Toledo, wife of Cosimos I de Medici from1562. The full flow of this gown in black velvet as well as its optical division through the use of luxuriant wide brocade braids and gold lacings, true to the geometrical, ideally proportioned triangular forms of the Renaissance, lend this gown its majestic austerity. It is consequently complimented by a hairstyle with a cent...

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French iron corset, 1580-1600, collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute. According to Marquise de La Tour du Pin (French aristocrat 1770-1853) this popular style of corsets  ”severely restricted its wearer’s movements, especially around the arms” and wearers often reported heart palpitations and shortness of breath.

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Object Name Stomacher Date ca. 1720

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Shoes: probably worn by Lady Mary Stanhope (1660) Women’s Velvet Shoes Made of blue velvet and embroidered with silver gilt thread, these shoes must have been worn for a special occasion. The latchets would have tied across the tongue with a decorative ribbon possibly gold in colour. Story: Could these shoes have been worn during the celebrations, which took place after the Restoration of Charles II in 1660? Lady Mary was the wife of Sir John Stanhope of Elvaston Castle in Derby...

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