This showcases the "La belle Epoque" spirit of the era during the Edwardian era. This image demonstrates the type of dress style that women wore. La belle Epoque was a period in history that lead up to WWI.
“ This 1989 exhibition of the Brooklyn Museum was called The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet and Pingat, and featured many exquisite works from the greatest couture houses of la belle époque. ” The exhibition book is splendid!
Vintage Colore C Belle Epoque. The Belle Époque or La Belle Époque (French pronunciation: [bɛlepɔk]; French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in French history that is conventionally dated as starting in 1890 and ending when World War I began in
1920 Cream silk chiffon with pale printed & flocked rose blossom clusters in soft colors, center front panel covered with iridescent sequins & metallic copper coils in floral motifs, embroidered net lace insets on bodice & at hem, chiffon lining.
Cléopatra Diane "Cléo" de Mérode, French ballet dancer of the Belle Époque
Fine early 20th Century Belle Époque sapphire & diamond necklace, the principle oval mixed cut cornflower blue sapphire estimated to weigh approx 8.66 cts, in millegrain collet setting & a border of calibre cut blue sapphires, with a further pear cut cornflower blue sapphire, approx 3.50 cts, all in millegrain setting, suspended from diamond set bows on a trace chain. Original fitted tooled leather case, by Carrington & Co.
AN ATTRACTIVE BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE Centering upon a detachable pavé-set diamond pierced openwork palmette motif pendant, enhanced by old European-cut diamond collets and a larger old European-cut diamond, suspended by a similarly-set fo