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. Wide, square neckline, short wide sleeves, and embroidery on front and back of the bodice and front of the skirt. Silk satin and tulle with silver paillettes, embossed cabochons, and silk chenille and silver lamé and thread embroidery. Musée Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

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

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

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.

1000+ ideas about Art Deco Chair on Pinterest | Art deco ...

1000+ ideas about Art Deco Chair on Pinterest | Art deco ...

SEQUINED GREEN EVENING GOWN, LATE 1930s (back view) Olive green cotton net, sleeveless, low cut B, wide band of silver sequins for Hi collar, long skirt w/ pattern of sequined triangles at hem, heavy silk bias cut matching underdress

TULLE & SEQUIN EVENING GOWN, LATE - olive green silk, bias-cut gown with deep V- neck back. Sleeveless with shoulder straps. Silver sequins cover the triangular godet insets at the hemline & accent on either side of the back of the arm holes.

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.

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…

Evening dress, ca. 1905-15. Black silk voided velvet with large floral and leaf motifs. Low square neckline in front; low V-neckline in back. Neckline outlined with ecru net solidly covered with silver, black, and white beads and rhinestones. Narrow, almost hobble skirt, train. Goldstein Museum, Univ. of Minnesota

Evening dress of black silk devore velvet and ecru net sewn with beads and rhinestones, Goldstein Museum, Univ. of Minnesota

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