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Jacques Doucet Gowns

Jacques Doucet was commissioned to “translate” the feeling of Robert de Montesquiou’s poem “Les Hortenses Bleues” (The Blue Hydrangeas) into an evening gown. Between 1897 & 1906 he made this dress.

Grey open back glitter halter top, bare midriff, flowing solid silk skirt. | ashliwankhanobi

Sparkle Two Piece A-Line Ivory Prom Dress - Crew Sleeveless Floor-Length Beading

Evening dress with tiered chiffon skirt, American, ca. 1929. Made for movement & dancing. Three layers of silk chiffon cut with handkerchief hem, with many points hanging down from substantial width of beading. Above this floating base, bodice hangs smooth & straight. Silver bugle beads & rhinestones. Smith College Historic Clothing by earlene

Evening dress with tiered chiffon skirt, American, ca. Made for movement & dancing. Three layers of silk chiffon cut with handkerchief hem, with many points hanging down from substantial width of beading. Above this floating base, bodice hangs smooth

Dress, 1925. Blue silk crepe, embroidered with bugle beads, white and pink iridescent faux pearls, and metallic gold point crochet. Flower on left side of skirt is silk chiffon. Musée Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Dress, Blue silk crepe, embroidered with bugle beads, white and pink iridescent faux pearls, and metallic gold point crochet. Flower on left side of skirt is silk chiffon.

Evening dress, Mme. Hayward, London, ca. 1909-10. Silk, metal, cotton. This skirt is part of a dress that is included in Janet Arnold's "Patterns of Fashion: Englishwomen's dresses and their construction ca. 1860-1940." She describes it as "an evening dress in black silk net covered with tiny 1/8" silver sequins over an ivory satin underskirt." Museum of London

Hayward, London, ca. "an evening dress in black silk net covered with tiny silver sequins over an ivory satin underskirt." Museum of London

Detail cuffs caraco jacket, c. 1740-50s. Sky blue brocaded silk (probably Spitalfields) with gold and silver leaf scrolls and floral motifs in coloured silk. Winged cuffs, short peplum skirt with two faux pockets.

Detail cuffs caraco jacket, c. 1740-50s. Sky blue brocaded silk (probably Spitalfields) with gold and silver leaf scrolls and floral motifs in coloured silk. Winged cuffs, short peplum skirt with two faux pockets.

infinity skirt | White Convertible/Infinity Dress with Silk Chiffon Skirt Overlay ...

I wonder if its possible to buy a chiffon skirt and put it over a regular wrap dress. White Convertible/Infinity Dress with Silk Chiffon Skirt Overlay. long for ceremony, shorter for dancing.

Court dress, Worth, ca. 1890. Brocaded satin woven with gold silk roses. Front plastron & skirt panels covered with silk floss & pearl-beaded roses. Hanging sleeves edged in silver braid. Made for the Russian court. Kerry Taylor Auctions/Invaluable

Court dress, Worth, ca. Brocaded satin woven with gold silk roses. Front plastron skirt panels covered with silk floss pearl-beaded roses. Hanging sleeves edged in silver braid. Made for the Russian court.

Her Royal Highness Doña Letizia, Princess of Asturias, Princess of Viana, Princess of Girona, Duchess of Montblanc, Countess of Cervera and Lady of Balaguer.

Her Royal Highness Doña Letizia, Princess of Asturias, Princess of Viana…

Giorgio Armani Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

Giorgio Armani Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

See all the runway and model photos from the Giorgio Armani Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear collection.

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