Christian Dior Haute Couture, Autumn 1997 two piece suit of gray wool tweed. The jacket peplum is padded and references the jackets of Dior's New Look of Worn with a choker made of 35 rings of silver. From the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute.
Charles Frederick Worth Visite Paris, c. 1885 ‘Off-white silk faille; braid trimming with wooden bead wrapped by silk threads. A visite was a woman’s cape-like outdoor garment. From "Fashion: The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute" - by Akiko Fukai
Guide to Vintage Collars and Necklines*You can find the Guide to Vintage Sleeves here. Do you shop vintage? Here’s a good reference infographic for collars and necklines found on vintage garments. You can find the Guide to Vintage Collars and.