Madeleine Vionnet Dress, 1922 Silk crepe georgette with lamé edging. Arizona Costume Institute . Vionnet, a genius seamstress who built her dresses from the ground up so to speak, by cutting fabric on the bias, directly on her models. The final look was a unique feminine drape which heralded a new look that emphasized freedom of movement and femininity. Even with the popular garcon look [ flat chested and tubular ] the Vionnet dress was unmistakably feminine.

Madeleine Vionnet Dress, 1922 Silk crepe georgette with lamé edging. Arizona Costume Institute . Vionnet, a genius seamstress who built her dresses from the ground up so to speak, by cutting fabric on the bias, directly on her models. The final look was a unique feminine drape which heralded a new look that emphasized freedom of movement and femininity. Even with the popular garcon look [ flat chested and tubular ] the Vionnet dress was unmistakably feminine.

Tailored walking suit ca. late 1890s. Front wild mussel shell button, velvet facing on collar, puffy sleeves at shoulders, slight padding at chest, shaped and fitted through bodice. Pink silk satin lining. Skirt with hook & eye closure, with gores & narrow waistband. Carolyn Forbes Textiles/ebay

Tailored walking suit ca. late Front wild mussel shell button, velvet facing on collar, puffy sleeves at shoulders, slight padding at chest, shaped and fitted through bodice. Pink silk satin lining. Skirt with hook

etsy: vintage 1900s dress - edwardian wedding dress / ivory lace tea dress

vintage dress - edwardian wedding dress / ivory lace tea dress on Etsy at shopReiNVINTAGE Graduation Dresses-Carousel

Evening cape Designer: Jacques Doucet  Date: 1900–1905 Culture: French Medium: wool, silk, rhinestones Accession Number: 2009.300.128

Evening cape Jacques Doucet (French, Paris Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: wool, silk, rhinestones

Worth evening dress | Museum of the City of NY | 1910

Worth evening dress | Museum of the City of NY | 1910

Costume designed by Michael O'Connor for Keira Knightley in The Duchess (2008). From Cut! Costume and the Cinema

The Duchess Century Keira Knightley as Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire Costume Design by Michael O’Connor Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design Bowers Museum

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Brown cotton sateen, cotton floss, soutache cord, and tape. Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology

Callot Soeurs evening dress, 1910-15  From the Amsterdam Museum

fletchingarrows: “ fripperiesandfobs: “ Callot Soeurs evening dress, From the Amsterdam Museum ” dress of my dreams, perfect for my priestess of lovecraftian mysteries halloween costume ”

Enchanted Serenity of Period Films: Edwardian Fashion - Image gallery

Evening Dress by Herbert Luey (American, Northfield, Massachusetts Brooklyn) The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening dress of black silk velvet trimmed with white chemical lace in the Van Dyck manner, by John Redfern, c. 1909. The intentionally historical appearance of the gown suggests it may have been made for fancy dress. :copyright: Victoria and Albert Museum, London. See: http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O362559/evening-dress-john-redfern/

Dinner dress of black silk velvet with chemical lace and diamante trimmings, John Redfern, London, ca.

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