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Norell Dress - 1963 - by Norman Norell (American, 1900-1972) - Retailer: Evelyn Byrnes - Silk, glass, plastic

Embroidered black silk chiffon evening dress with black slip, designed by Jeanne Lanvin, French, 1925. The basic silhouette on this Lanvin dress evokes religious robes worn by monks while the sheer textile makes it elegant and refined, trademarks of her work. In addition, the Greek key motif shows her knowledge and interest in incorporating classical design motifs in her fashions.

Dress, Evening House of Premet  (French) Date: ca. 1925 Culture: French Medium: silk, feathers

1925 House of Drecoll Evening dress Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. See more museum collection dresses at www.vintagefashio....

Lanvin evening dress ca. 1925 From the Kent State University Museum Pinterest

evening dress ca. 1930 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening Dress, Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867–1946) for the House of Lanvin (French, founded 1889): fall/winter 1925-1926, French, silk, metal. "The arcing appliqué design is characteristic of Lanvin's aesthetic during the mid-1920s."

Magnificent Hand embroidered Evening dress. Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937)

Dress, Evening, ca. 1925. French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of William Garrigues, 1967 (2009.300.1330) | During the 1920s, the days were for working and the nights were for dancing. Women's dress was liberating, as the hemlines rose and the waistlines dropped. Evenings were spent at clubs and it was common to see ladies dancing the Charleston and Black Bottom.

Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Maker: Sophie Gimbel (American, Houston, Texas 1898–1981 New York) Date: 1925 Culture: American or European Medium: silk

1920's dress. I like this as quite a different twist on the average 1920's dress.