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Evening dress in silk matelasse brocade, designed by Givenchy, Paris, ca. 1955. Collection Victoria and Albert Museum, CC-BY-NC

Place of origin: Paris, France (made) Date: ca. 1955 (made) Artist/Maker: Givenchy, Hubert de, born 1927 (designer) Rene Mancini (shoes, maker) Materials and Techniques: Silk matelasse brocade

Evening Dress, Hubert de Givenchy, 1955.   I love the color and pattern, and it had matching shoes!

Evening dress

Evening dress Place of origin: Paris, France Date: 1953-1954 Artist/Maker: Cristóbal Balenciaga (designer) Materials and Techniques: Silk taffeta, boned and padded, metal, machine-sewn and hand-finished, wire, lined with chiffon Museum number: T.427-1967 | V&A

Evening dress

Evening dress, Cristóbal Balenciaga, ca Paris, France. Museum no. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Vase, Deko, Flower Vases, Jar

c 1850s

Silk taffeta dress, Antique/vintage clothing often retains an impression of the original owner. Plaid taffeta dresses were almost a fashion uniform in the

Hubert de Givenchy (1955) at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

'Les Muguets' (Lilies of the Valley)

Dress - 'Les Muguets' (Lilies of the Valley) silk organdie with silk and sequin embroidery

Charles James | c. 1954 I am obsessed with this color right now. This could grace any red carpet today and the wearer would still look contemporary and sleek. Charles James can (could?) do no wrong. He transcends time. Imagine this with a huge gold necklace or canary diamonds? Ughdead. (this is a re-postshhhh)

Charles James 1954 in., cm) Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jean de Menil, 1955

Dress Hubert de Givenchy, 1968 Kerry Taylor Auctions

Simplicity 2917 in a nice stiff brocade (cut a round neckline and extend the shoulders a little beyond what the pattern calls for) . A Givenchy couture blue metallic brocatelle evening gown, circa 1965


1968 Gerard Pipart (This is truly amazing as the flowers are all women lace)

Evening dress       ca. 1897 (designed)     Charles Frederick Worth

Evening dress

Evening dress of satin and tulle, possibly designed by Charles Frederick Worth, Paris, ca.

historia del traje: 36. Moda Art Decó

Evening dress Place of origin: Paris, France (made) Date: early (made) Artist/Maker: Goma, Michel (possibly Goma for Lafaurie, designer) Jeanne Lafaurie (designer) Materials and Techniques: Printed silk organdie with sequins and diamante embroidery

Dress  Elsa Schiaparelli, 1955  The Museum at FIT

Evening gown People and Brands: Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli Medium: Rust silk faille and pink silk Date: Country: France Credit: Gift of Mr. Rodman A.

Jacques Fath   Evening Dress 1953 KCI

week 9 strapless evening gown Evening Dress c. 1953 Designer: Jacques Fath Brand: Jacques Fath Label: JACQUES FATH PARIS Material: White cotton piqué printed with black polka-dot pattern;