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pleated chiffon gown with beading. The silver dress Curran bought Kate in Magic Slays?

Chanel | sweater, cigarette pants, flats and and capital "P" Pearls, 1955...

1955 - Coco Chanel - Sweater - Cigarette Pants - Flats & Capital "P" Pearls

1969 - Jean Patou dress

Vogue Pattern Book April-May 1969 A fabulous, princess seamed ball gown in yellow silk by Jean Patou. so vintage!

Christian Dior 1961

1961 Christian Dior ~shelter in place coat

1958 Catherine Sauve evening coat

1958 Catherine Sauve evening coat late white lace tent jacket short sleeves dress swing back summer formal wear modern look

Christian Dior (as modeled by the incomparable Dovima), 1953

hollyhocksandtulips: Christian Dior, 1953 Photo by Philippe Pottier

Dior evening caftan, S/S 1967 designed by Marc Bohan

Evening dress Design House: House of Dior (French, founded Designer: Marc Bohan (French, born Date: spring/summer 1967 Culture: French Medium: silk, plastic, glass

Editha Dussler is wearing a sharp green coat with blind closing and giant square-seamed pleats in the back by Stanley Nelson, wide roller by Emme, photo by Penn for Vogue, 1967

Editha Dussler is wearing a sharp green coat with blind closing and giant square-seamed pleats in the back by Stanley Nelson, wide roller by Emme, photo by Irving Penn for Vogue, 1967

1960s Shorts and Cape set

Circa 1966 Courreges Shorts and Cape set

Dress by Christian Dior, photo by Sabine Weiss, 1958.

Victoire Doutreleau by Sabine Weiss ~ 1958 ~ Yves Saint Laurent for Dior dress & Roger Vivier for Dior shoes

1958

5 Models Wearing Fashionable Dress Suits at a Race Track Betting Window, at Roosevelt Raceway Photographic Print by Nina Leen

1959 Model in 910th white wool coat with large black tiles, features loosely tied removable scarf, by Givenchy, photo by Pottier,

Model in white wool coat with large black tiles, features loosely tied removable scarf, by Givenchy, photo by Pottier, 1959

1960s Gres

and it's Gres again

1958 Gres

Cowls: this 1958 Gres dress is an example of what we talked about in class. When you put a point onto the garment (example, safety pin or hand baste on), you can also create a draped cowl. This back cowl is held by a point from the back.

1950's Designer Cotton Halter New Look Party Summer Cocktail Dress by "Charella of California"

Designer Cotton Halter New Look Party Summer Cocktail Dress by "Charella…