Early 1920s Lingerie Designer: Mrs. Herbert Sage Mesick Silk,Linen

Embroidered silk tap pants and bra, Chinese, early Worn by Mrs. Herbert Sage Mesick (part of a lingerie set, with slip and nightgown). (via The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Lingerie)

Evening dress, Irene Lentz-Gibbons (1958). Silk brocade and chiffon.

Silk Brocade and Chiffon Dress - 1958 - by Irene Inspiration for Therian court dress on high holidays

Fairy Dress!♡♡♡

how perfectly beautiful\\\\! im going on a search for a boue soeurs dress of my own! Court Presentation Ensemble by Boué Soeurs // year 1928 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Silk, Metallic threads

Not so much a memory as it is that I love this picture. I did wear petticoats though.

i boiled "Linit Starch" as thick as I could without it being lumpy, painted it on my crinolines & hung them on the clothes lines. Then we learned the popular method of dipping petticoats in Sugar-Water to dry

30s dress vintage dress

Late black and ecru embroidered lace gown and jacket. Example of how adding a shaped lace overlay can glam up an otherwise simple gown. The short-sleeved bolero ages this up to be suitable for the crowd.


Evening dress B. Altman Co. (American, Date: early Culture: American or European Medium: silk. As a vest over a sleeved U neck dress or top leggings

Evening Dress - French C.1910

French Dress - back - 1910 - by Weeks (French) - Silk, metal - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Style: Art Nouveau - I love the peacock details

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Jacques Fath Dress - 1957 - Lace, silk lined with cotton, velvet - Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, London - This is so beautiful.