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In 1907, Fortuny developed an innovative (and closely-guarded) pleating process for fine silks. He showcased this process, and the beautiful form-fitting fabric it created, on his famous “Delphos” dresses. (Film star Lillian Gish in a Fortuny “Delphos” Dress)

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South Indian bride. Temple jewelry. Jhumkis.Red silk kanchipuram sari.Braid with fresh jasmine flowers. Tamil bride. Telugu bride. Kannada bride. Hindu bride. Malayalee bride.Kerala bride.South Indian wedding

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Vogue, May 1950

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Delphos gown: introduced by Mariano Fortuny, gown influenced by ancient Greek styled dress. Has pleating that could be removed and repleated. Usually dark shades influenced by oriental and Renaissance design.

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Street elegance - Striped Silk Top, full tapered skirt by St. John, Saint Laurent heels, & Clutch by Charlotte Olympia.

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Ostwald Helgason Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

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You gotta love hats and red dresses! Photo: Red silk dress, Dior summer collection June 1956 Vogue Magazine

Beaded evening gown with lace detailing and bead fringe trim, 'La Mode' magazine, French, 1910.

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