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    "My ascent to power was as smooth and simple as this flawless look." dress attributed to Adrian, 1948 -1952

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    Evening dress attributed to Adrian ca. 1948-52 “My ascent to power was as smooth and simple as this flawless look.” | 24 Fierce Gowns That Scream World Domination

  • Vanessa Sully

    Bronze jersey evening dress with contrasting chartreuse train lining, attributed to Adrian, ca.1948-1952.

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“My ascent to power was as smooth and simple as this flawless look.” | 24 Fierce Gowns That Scream World Domination

A very nice Mainbocher cotton evening dress from around 1948. The glass embellishments contrast nicely with the understated fabric.

i am so so so in love with this dress ... Dress, Evening Mad Carpentier (French, 1939–1957) Date: late 1940s

Evening Dress - Gilbert Adrian (1903–1959), ca. 1948

Dress, Evening House of Balenciaga  (French, founded 1937) Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) Date: 1952 Culture: French Medium: silk

my heart goes all a flutter for this late 1940's evening dress

Dress, Evening Attributed to House of Lanvin  (French, founded 1889) Designer: Attributed to Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867–1946) Date: ca. 1933 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton

Evening dress. Madame Grès (French) 1953-54. Silk.

Metropolitan Museum of Art - Norman Norell, 1958

Dress, Evening House of Dior (French, founded 1947) Designer: Marc Bohan (French, born 1926) Date: fall/winter 1966–67 Culture: French

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Evening dress, ca. 1948. 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 Rodman A. Heeren, 1966 (2009.300.415a, b) #reddress

Attributed to House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Evening dress, 1951. Designer: Attributed to Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957). 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 Mrs. Hans H. Zinsser, 1964 (2009.300.347a, b)