Wedding Dress, Ireland, Jeanne Paken, 1910 from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum. The gown is formed of layers of dotted Swiss on mesh and trimmed with silk lily of the valley. Click through to see this full dress and one other (worth it, promise).
he Buckley & Nunn gown from c.1907 is a detailed collection of textures and subtle colours. Composed of bodice and a two layered skirt it exemplifies the Belle Époque style (meaning simply ‘beautiful era’).