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Charles James Butterfly Gowns, 1950s. Although he had salons in London an Paris in the 1930s, James was an influential American designer that opened a custom-made business in New York in the 1940s. Known for lavish ball gowns and architectural shapes, James was considered to be among the most original American designers.

Charles James Butterfly Gowns, New York Lavish ball gowns and architectural shapes.

"Butterfly", Charles James, 1955

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "Butterfly" Charles James. "Butterfly" Designer:Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Date:ca.

1930s - Stunning silhouette! and the idea of a white fur for a winter wedding is growing on me more and more

1930s

Contemporary bridal dress designed by J. Mendel in Paris. Description: "APOLLONIE In-Store Only Silk chiffon strapless gown with draped bodice Ivory Shadow Fox cropped bolero": Glamour, Vintage Fashion 1930 Wedding Dress Style

Irene-Silk brocade and chiffon dress, 1958

“I’ve no idea when I’m going to wear it, the girl replied calmly. I only knew that I had to have it. Once I tried it on, well… She shrugged. The dress claimed me.” ― Isabel Wolff, A Vintage Affair

Evening dress, Irene Lentz-Gibbons Silk brocade and chiffon. This technic layout is gorgeous appeal for the dress

c. 1954-55 Charles James USA ballgown of black silk chiffon, silk satin, netting and boning. The Museum at FIT - Online Collections

Swan Gown Charles James Swans have figured prominently in Western literature, music, and ballet, and they have also been represented in fashion in myriad ways. Charles James’s Swan dress (considered by some fashion historians to be his.

Charles James "Swan" Dress, 1952

Charles James: Beyond Fashion

Swan Charles James, 1951 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art photo print ad coral pink gown swag drape strapless long full

Evening Jacket Charles James, 1930s The Metropolitan Museum of... - OMG that dress!

Evening jacket Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Date: Culture: American. Very Scarlet Witch!

Charles James evening dress, 1954

~Ball gown, 1954 Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Emerald green silk satin Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ~*

Evening dress, Charles James,  mid-1930s, silk. - The Metropolitan Museum of Art  2013.305  (back view)

Theatrical Costume Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Date: Culture: American Medium: synthetic.

~Cocktail dress Charles James  (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)  Manufacturer: (sample made for) Samuel Winston Date: 1952–53 Culture: American. Front~

Cocktail dress Designer: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Manufacturer: (sample made for) Samuel Winston Date: Culture: American Medium: silk

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