Evening dress worn by Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to Paris in 1957 with gold and white beadwork. The dazzling, jewel-like details of the embroidered design include miniature bees, grasses, wheat and wild flowers.
John Galliano goes Dutch! Galliano’s Spring/Summer 2009 haute couture collection for Dior is inspired by the great masters of the Dutch school. They include Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, Antoon van Dyck en Jan Steen.