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Dress House of Balmain  (French, founded 1945) Designer: Pierre Balmain (French, St. Jean de Maurienne 1914–1982 Paris) Date: 1953

Designer: Pierre Balmain (French, St. Jean de Maurienne 1914–1982 Paris)

Afternoon Dress, Jacques Fath, 1950–54, French, wool and silk

“Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. It shows the entire history of the world distilled into a single gorgeous chart via The Slate
from Slate Magazine

The Entire History of the World—Really, All of It—Distilled Into a Single Gorgeous Chart

“Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. It shows the entire history of the world distilled into a single gorgeous chart via The Slate

Dress, Dinner House of Balmain  (French, founded 1945) Designer: Pierre Balmain (French, St. Jean de Maurienne 1914–1982 Paris) Date: 1955–59 Culture: French Medium: silk

Suit House of Balmain (French, founded 1945) Designer: Pierre Balmain (French, St. Jean de Maurienne 1914–1982 Paris) Date: fall/winter 1949–50 Culture: French Medium: wool, silk

Coat House of Balmain  (French, founded 1945) Designer: Pierre Balmain (French, St. Jean de Maurienne 1914–1982 Paris) Date: 1951–55 Culture: French Medium: wool

Dress Back c.a. 1950, Medium: a) silk, wool, b) silk, leather

Suit House of Balmain  (French, founded 1945) Designer: Pierre Balmain…