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Zémire' evening ensemble Christian Dior Paris 1954-5 autumn/winter Cellulose acetate, with the skirt lined with layers of silk and net #1950s #dior

Evening Dress, Norman Hartnell: ca. 1940's, silk, velvet. "This dress shows the influence of the ‘New Look’ introduced by Christian Dior in 1947, which combined a narrow waist with full skirts."