Christian Dior’s 1947 “New Look” collection heralded a return to the hourglass silhouette. The bust became a focal point, and its shape was defined by a variety of highly structured bras and corselets. Petticoats were often worn to maintain skirt fullness. This petticoat by Dior was made especially for one of his couture gowns.

Christian Dior’s 1947 “New Look” collection heralded a return to the hourglass silhouette. The bust became a focal point, and its shape was defined by a variety of highly structured bras and corselets. Petticoats were often worn to maintain skirt fullness. This petticoat by Dior was made especially for one of his couture gowns.

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Backstage at Elie Saab HC F/W - I know it's super expensive & I would never have the money to buy any of Elie Saab's dresses, but I am always impressed at how gorgeous the dresses are every year.

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There was a little girl, Who had a little curl, Right in the middle of her forehead. When she was good, She was very good indeed, But when she was bad she was horrid.-- Henry Wadsworth LongfellowJackie, meh

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Cocktail Dress House of Dior (French, founded 1947) Designer: Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957) Date: ca. 1953

Cocktail Dress House of Dior (French, founded 1947) Designer: Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957) Date: ca. 1953

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