ryansarms: Couture Corset “The Admiral”“The Admiral” is a uniform inspired corset top with high collar, lapels, spikey epaulettes and semi-transparent detachable skirt pieces.The corset is made from satin and is elaborately decorated with lace appliqué, synthetic leather cutwork, silver beads, Swarovski crystals and metal buttons.The epaulettes are made from sturdy thermoplast and are also decorated with beads, Swarovski crystals and buttons.(x)
Elizabethan period costume - corseted elizabethan-shaped bodice constructed in an elaborate brocade, embellished with further beading and faux fur. The main skirt was in a deep cream silk, opening at the front to show a brocade panel, enhanced with pearls.
Suit, Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, France: 1955, wool with moiré silk panels in the skirt. "This ensemble was designed by the Parisian couturier Hubert de Givenchy (b. 1927) for Leslie Caron (b. 1931), the French film actress and dancer. It was made for a play called 'Orvet' by Jean Renoir, who was Caron's great friend and mentor. He wrote it for her, and also directed it. It was first performed at the Theatre de la Renaissance, Paris, on 12 March 1955."