Vintage Dresses

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~1890s bustled gown~ I feel like the drapes in the front would make it fit weird... but still really pre

~1890s bustled gown~ I feel like the drapes in the front would make it fit weird... but still really pre

Love, love, love this dress.  Classic with a touch of Rennaisance.  Beautiful. <3

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Love, love, love this dress. Classic with a touch of Rennaisance. Beautiful. <3

White silk and chiffon gown with handcrafted beading worn by Marilyn Monroe in 'The Prince and the Showgirl'

White silk and chiffon gown with handcrafted beading worn by Marilyn Monroe in 'The Prince and the Showgirl'

Dress, 1805-1810, At the beginning of the nineteenth century, whitework became the favored embellishment for fashionable Grecian-style gowns, the latest fashion, with low necks and high waists. The neo-classical design at the skirt's center front echoes the delicate swags on embroidered pictures, while the sheer gauze fabric (which required a solid color underdress to avoid indecent exposure) recalls the floating train on the Egyptian princess's dress in Ruth Green Barber's Moses picture.

Dress, 1805-1810, At the beginning of the nineteenth century, whitework became the favored embellishment for fashionable Grecian-style gowns, the latest fashion, with low necks and high waists. The neo-classical design at the skirt's center front echoes the delicate swags on embroidered pictures, while the sheer gauze fabric (which required a solid color underdress to avoid indecent exposure) recalls the floating train on the Egyptian princess's dress in Ruth Green Barber's Moses picture.

Christian Dior Haute Couture collection, Palladium dress, Spring/Summer 1992. Strong Regency influence with Roman Empire Princess cut style

Christian Dior Haute Couture collection, Palladium dress, Spring/Summer 1992. Strong Regency influence with Roman Empire Princess cut style

Portrait of Edith Kingdon Gould, by Chartran, 1898 (above), showing the sitter wearing a red velvet evening gown, by Worth, also made in 1898 (below). Photos via the Irenebrination blog.

Portrait of Edith Kingdon Gould, by Chartran, 1898 (above), showing the sitter wearing a red velvet evening gown, by Worth, also made in 1898 (below). Photos via the Irenebrination blog.

This dress is so amazingly beautiful and different it's worth considering even though it's cream and gold. Emma - Claire Pettibone - Couture Bridal l Wedding Dresses, Gowns, Fashion Designer, Veils, Accessories

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