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Oscar-nominated costume designers share visions from sketch to screen

Dress, flounce and ruche detail of 1760s made gown of very fine silk (lustring). The small flower pattern in off-white woven into the pale blue background suggests a date of around 1755 for the fabric, though the gown was made possibly a decade later. Museum of London

Colette Massignac for House of Paquin, 1950's. This dress reminds me of a shell, with the colour and the pleats betweent he smooth fabric.

from Marie Claire

1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures

Models On Bond Street, London, 1942 The wartime look in Britain became much more austere as the years went by. This was the first collection of Utility Dresses for Women, designed by Norman Hartnell in 1942, and showcased on a very quiet Bond Street.

from Fashionista

10 (More) Influential Fashion Designers Time Has Forgotten

Cape by Emile Pingat, ca. 1895. Housed at the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

from Vintage Gal

My 1930s Fashion Obsession

Beautiful red, white and blue dresses from 1936. 30s navy blue white day dress polka dots sailor style button front suit jacket shoes hat gloves

Walter Plunkett's costume sketches for Vivien Leigh as 'Scarlett O’Hara' in Gone…

Dior 1948 The best pencil skirt ever! The cut of that back!

Another Magazine/ Issue 4 - 2003 - Nick Knight photography -

from V and A Collections

Wedding dress

Wedding dress, England, 1865. Silk-satin dress trimmed with Honiton appliqué lace, machine-net and bobbin lace. Worn at the wedding of Eliza Penelope Clay and Joseph Bright, St James's Church, Piccadilly, London, 16 February 1865.