40s white evening gown

Joan Crawford, Check out Crawford's shoulder pads and decadent jewels – now we know where Joan Collins got her style inspiration from. A perfectly-tailored peplum finishes off her sharp look. Power dressing at its very best.

Dior's scissor skirt line, VOGUE, october 1949.

VOGUE, october 1949 Dior's scissor skirt line; left, crossover bands of black velvet on black broadcloth, slit at the back to make walking possible; Rights: the same crossband in satin on navy broadcloth, slit in front.

The oldies are always the best goodies when it comes to fashion. Sharp look for all women...Dior: 1950's

Dior vintage designer couture day dress wool wiggle sheath collar pencil skirt gloves hat heels shoes photo print ad model magazine late style looks


Dior: Renée Breton in black Alaskine (silk and wool blend) dress with underskirt, deep v neckline, by Christian Dior, photo by Georges Saad, 1957

"1948" by dovima2010 (dovima_is_divine_II / kristine - no longer uploading)  |  Dior's the 'Winged Line', an asymmetrical pearl-gray satin evening dress. Thanks to skorver1  |  April 29, 2012

1948 Dior The Winged Line couture evening gown draping standing portrait collar silk shimmer fabric designer vintage dress

1952 printed faille 'theater suit' by Christian Dior

1952 Model in printed faille 'theater suit' by Christian Dior, Vogue, November 1952

1958 - Yves Saint Laurent for Dior

Sherlocks maternal grandmother, Evelyn DeRogue-Frinton (nee Roberts, in 1958 wearing Christian Dior Clothing Openshaw

Suit Design House: House of Dior (French, founded 1947) Designer: Christian Dior (French, Granville 1905–1957 Montecatini) Date: spring/summer 1948 Culture: French Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 25 in. (63.5 cm) (b) Length at CB: 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm)

Suit House of Dior (French, founded Designer: Christian Dior (French, Granville Montecatini) Date: spring/summer 1948 Culture: French Medium: wool, silk