rococo, madame de pompadour                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Oh la la! Lavish 250-year-old desk where King of France's mistress Madame de Pompadour penned her love letters goes under the hammer (and it could be yours for a cool £5m)

The ribbons on her stomached would be called eschelles rococo, madame de pompadour

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Balenciaga Spring/Summer 2006 Ready-To-Wear

Love the lace pattern. Balenciaga Spring/Summer 2006 century inspired neck collar with elaborate beading and pleats.