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1908 day dress

Evening suit by Yves Saint Laurent, French, fall/winter 1978-79. Burgundy silk velvet strapless dress with gold-thread embroidery at neckline, and embroidered purple silk velvet jacket with sequins and rhinestones. Label: "YVES SAINT LAURENT / PARIS / MADE IN FRANCE / 45298"

1916 Lucile 'Happiness Dress'

Dress, Evening Callot Soeurs  (French, active 1895–1937) Date: 1925–26

Elie Saab

House of Paquin evening dress 1905-07

Dress 1923-1927 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Pink silk taffeta dressing gown in kimono style with embroidered naturalistic chrysanthemums and butterflies in polychrome silks, 1900, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

John Galliano for Dior

Ladies Dresses - Winter 1919-20

Deco Cut Velvet Shawl - 1930's - @Mlle

Lady in walking suit, looks as if she has a lorgnette in her left hand. 1909. So lovely!

Marchesa Fall Winter 2013 New York Fashion Week. I love this!

Beaded mantle from Lord & Taylor, 1883

back of Doucet gown

Worth, 1910. With a circular cut, the spectacular coat is smooth across the shoulders, falling to the hem in deep folds. Jean-Philippe Worth's Persian-style border design has larger-than-life botehs in a reverse pattern—an exceptional realization of the Orientalism aesthetic.

Stole 1900-1910

Coat Liberty & Co., 1910-1915 The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Green Velvet Evening Gown, probably 1930s, with geometric cut-away velvet throughout. Another lovely 30s gown that I can't resist pinning.

Paquin Chiffon tea gown, 1904

Afternoon Dress1906-1907

Beaded chiffon capelet, 1920s

Beaded chiffon capelet, 1920s

1920s Callot Soeurs dress via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art