vogue - 1951

Model in double-breasted wool coat with large collar by Anthony Blotta, Vogue, October 1951


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1953 evening gowns

4 gold and white evening gowns by Norman Hartnell from Gold and white were used to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Hartnell also designed Queen Elizabeth's coronation and wedding gowns.

#givenchy, 1954 #fashion

Sunny Harnett wearing Givenchy, 1954 - Photo by Richard Avedon - the glamour of old days. people just can't do this anymore.

Balenciaga for Vogue, (1952)

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

Anne Gunning in a Balenciaga evening dress and stole, Vogue [photo: Frances McLaughlin-Gill]

Ivy Nicholson in a dress by Jacques Griffe, Paris 1952.

Ivy Nicholson in a dress by Jacques Griffe, Paris This gown shows off a feminine figure and full skirt. The detailing is amazing and time consuming. This style is still seen in wedding gowns today.

Dovima, dress by Christian Dior, photo by Richard Avedon, Grand Palais, Paris, August 1955

Richard Avedon (May 1923 - October was an American photographer. Avedon capitalized on his early success in fashion photography and expanded into the realm of fine art. Photo by Richard Avedon.

1940s glamour #vintage #fashion

September 1948 by Cecil Beaton Models are wearing evening gowns by Jacqueline Vienne, Rahvis, Victor Stiebel and Bianca Mosca for British Vogue. in black and white bw

Norman Parkinson, 1950

Wenda Parkinson in caramel satin evening dress by Molyneux, photo by Norman Parkinson, the car is a 1907 Silver Ghost, Rolls Royce