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If Winter were going to wear a dress I could imagine it looking something like this. Very Captain Hook Ensemble by Emile Pingat, 1885 Paris, Shelburne Museum, front view.

Love the color and feminine lines of the dress.  Thanks OMGthatdress!

1912 Evening dress all in green silk tunic with embroidered beaded overlay. Abiti Antichi- Abito Fashion and Designer Style

Velvet dress belonging to Samantha, complete with apron to keep her skirt free of smudge and dirt.

dress of 1886 consists of two pieces (bodice and skirt). Chine silk bodice 'with blue velvet trim. Skirt in ivory silk with blue velvet inlay.


I don't know how women managed to breathe with corsets like these. Fashion shouldn't mean torture, no matter how beautiful~ said the previous pinner. I would like to argue that jeans and a tee shirt are not fashion Edwardian dress 1912

love the split side.  also, the piping around the trim is bold

Another from the Italian pageant site. I think this one is woven, but I love the matching ring and circlet. Dress and Head-dress go together too

Ayla | 19 | Rio de janeiro Blog dedicated to the House of Romanov, that ruled on Russia for more...

Evening dress 1898 of American origin. Ivory satin gown sweeps back into a short semi-circular train. Skirt is overlaid with finely embroidered & beaded black lace. In addition, a black lace & ivory satin bolero jacket sets off this piece ~ long sleeves.


Dress (Ball Gown) House of Worth (French, Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, Date: 18961900 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 14 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 57 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume

Dress, House of Worth (French, 1858–1956): ca. 1906-1908, French, silk, sequins.

Silk Evening Gown -- 1906 -- House of Worth -- French -- Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute

1890's dress

If I ever create a outfit, this is what I'd use as my inspiration. Blue Cotton Walking Suit Of Jacket And Skirt With Detail Of Venetian Point Lace And Glass Beads - ANTIcostume Not actually vintage.

Sooooo elegant

Belle Époque Summer Gown - - Cream silk chiffon w/ pale printed & flocked rose blossom clusters in soft colors - Brooklyn Museum - Augusta Auctions