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1926 evening dress- beautiful cloth, but gawd, I just don't like shapeless s… - Historical Dresses 1914 Fashion, 20s Fashion, Art Deco Fashion, Fashion History, Retro Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Design, Flapper Fashion, Fashion Tips

1926 evening dress- beautiful cloth, but gawd, I just don't like shapeless sacks used as dresses.?..

Vintage Embroidery Beautiful blue fabric with gold embroidery -- for furniture, draperies, pillows, even wall coverings.

Shawls & Textiles at VintageTextile.com

Antique shawls and textiles at VintageTextile.com

Callot Soeurs Evening gown, c. 1928 Silk charmeuse, pearl, metallic thread (back) I was definitely born in the wrong era for clothes. 20s Fashion, Moda Fashion, Art Deco Fashion, Fashion History, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Design, Edwardian Fashion, Fashion Women, Fashion Trends

Callot Soeurs

Evening gown, c. 1928 Silk charmeuse, pearl, metallic thread Although the Callot Soeurs are almost forgotten today, their most illustrious protégé Madeleine Vionnet regarded them as outstanding dressmakers, far superior to Chanel. Vionnet once said, “Without the example of the Callot Soeurs, I would have continued to make Fords. It is because of them that I have been able to make Rolls-Royces.” This gown is one of more than 60 couture pieces featured in the exhibition Chic Chicago: Couture…

Detail from dress by Boué Souers Couture Embroidery, Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches, Hand Embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Antique Lace, Vintage Lace, Vintage Sewing, Crazy Quilting

Где ты была сегодня, киска? - У королевы, у английской.

Платья для официального представления при дворе, дом моды сестёр Бу, первое - 1928 г., второе - 1932-34. Из коллекции музея Метрополитан, Нью-Йорк. Если отстегнуть положенный по этикету шлейф, получались просто вечерние платья. А необычный для 20-ых силуэт - отличительный признак так называемых…

Vintage inspiration: delicate romantic gown by Boué Soeurs, with exquisite French ribbon work. Textiles, Delicate Lingerie, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, French Fashion, Vintage Dress, 1920s Dress, Vintage Bridal, Bordados E Cia

reverie - jaclcfrost: and here’s a dress from 1928 designed...

jaclcfrost: and here’s a dress from 1928 designed...

Vintage Fashion Orientalist Period Silk Voided Velvet Dress with Metallic Lace and Asian Tassle Bellasoiree original SOLD - 20s Fashion, Art Deco Fashion, Fashion History, Vintage Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, 1920s Outfits, Vintage Outfits, Look Gatsby, Style Année 20

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1920's Orientalist Period Silk Voided Velvet Dress with Metallic Lace and Asian Tassle Bellasoiree original. $695.00, via Etsy.

This foldover shawl is a tour de force of Chinese embroidery. The orientation of the needlework indicates that it was to be worn folded into a triangle; each side incorporates a different color palette Chinese Embroidery, Folk Embroidery, Silk Shawl, Pashmina Shawl, Costume Collection, China Art, Metropolitan Museum, Chinoiserie, Textile Design

Shawl | Chinese | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This foldover shawl is a tour de force of Chinese embroidery. The orientation of the needlework indicates that it was to be worn folded into a triangle; each side incorporates a different color palette

Evening dress Flapper: Ladies wearing these slightly revealing dresses, made of delicate fabrics and decorated with heavy beading were often referred to as flappers. 1920 Style, Style Année 20, Flapper Style, 80s Style, Fashion 60s, Moda Fashion, Art Deco Fashion, Fashion History, Vintage Fashion

Evening dress | French | The Met

Evening Dress: 1925, French, silk. "During the 1920s, nightlife ruled over the day. Men and women dressed for an evening out, filled with dinner, cocktails and dancing. Dress for women changed dramatically, as hemlines rose and waistlines dropped, creating a tubular silhouette..."

Mariano Fortuny, lush velvets and delicate, pleated silks come to mind. The “Delphos” dress is a classic. The “Fortuny lampshade” is also. The beautiful damask fabrics… the Palazzo Fortuny,…

Mariano Fortuny- Did you know he also painted?

Mariano Fortuny, lush velvets and delicate, pleated silks come to mind. The “Delphos” dress is a classic. The “Fortuny lampshade” is also. The beautiful damask fabrics… the Palazzo Fortuny, a…