1912. What happened to femininity? This is so beautiful. Wish these dresses would come back

linen walking suit (dress and matching long jacket) with lace insertion. This is very similar to the 1909 linen walking suit replica I created -- see my "Edwardian Replicas" board.

Evening dress with court train, Worth, ca. 1898. Two-piece black silk velvet voided to satin. Boned back-lacing bodice cut along velvet floral & inset at shoulder. Front & back with cream Alençon lace over chiffon with spangles, short sleeve with lace ruffle, matching skirt with 3 front lace gores over pleated chiffon and long, square train. Silk lining. Whitaker Auctions

Evening dress with court train, Worth, circa Two-piece black silk velvet voided to satin.

1910s

Jacques Doucet was commissioned to “translate” the feeling of Robert de Montesquiou’s poem “Les Hortenses Bleues” (The Blue Hydrangeas) into an evening gown. Between 1897 & 1906 he made this dress.

Evening gown, Worth, ca. 1897-99. Two pieces (bodice and skirt) in black silk satin and lace. “En couer” bodice embroidered in leaf motifs with glass straws and beads. Photo: Gabinetto fotografico SBAS, Antonio Quattrone. Collection Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Evening Gown ~ House of Worth ~ ~ Two pieces (bodice and skirt) in black silk satin and lace. “En couer” bodice embroidered in leaf motifs with glass straws and beads ~ Collection Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti, Firenze

1890s Woman in black stripe dress

The Promise - Alan Maley Woman in black stripe dress This is actually completely do-able as an ensemble.

A Fashionably Dressed Man, Circa 1895 (Print) by Everett

A Fashionably Dressed Man, Circa 1895

Ethan anniversary suit shape, not stripes A Fashionably Dressed Man, circa

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