Evening coat, 1920s–30s, Japanese. Medium: silk, metallic thread | The Metropoitan Museum of Art

Evening coat Date: Culture: Japanese Medium: silk, metallic thread Dimensions: Length: 44 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Audrey Hepburn in Valentino, Charade

Photographer Bobby Doherty inserted items from the season's runways into stills from iconic movies, from Belle du Jour to American Hustle. Audrey Hepburn in Charade, Cape by Valentino,

Dress, Hanae Mori, 1965-1967. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening ensemble Designer: Hanae Mori (Japanese, born Date: Culture: Japanese Medium: silk, rayon Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 56 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 56 in.

Wallis: A circa 1972-1974 Givenchy gown owned by Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor. It’s a fitted column of organza with a jewel neck and raglan sleeves. Photo from Sotheby’s catalog.

A circa Givenchy gown owned by Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor. It’s a fitted column of organza with a jewel neck and raglan sleeves. Photo from Sotheby’s catalog.

Sonia Delaunay – Miss Molitor and Mrs Monnier wearing scarves of Simultane fabric nos. 22 and 15 at the Bal des Pages at Hotel Claridge, Paris. Gilbert Rene

Sonia Delaunay – Revolutionary Mother of Abstraction

Sonia Delaunay scarves of Simultane fabric nos. 22 and 15 worn by Miss Molitor and Mrs Monnier wearing at the Bal des Pages at Hotel Claridge, Paris. Photo by Gilbert Rene.

Cocktail suit  1963-67 House of CHANEL  (French, founded 1913) Designer: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur 1883-1971 Paris) Medium: silk, metallic thread  #1960s fashion

Cocktail suit House of Chanel (French, founded Designer: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur Paris) Medium: silk, metallic thread

Ensemble by Valentino, 1970-71 (dress)                                             Valentino

Ensemble, Valentino, (dress with coat and scarf) ~ dress loosely pleated into the neck ~ wool blend ~ looks like challis ~

Evening dress  Zandra Rhodes  (British, born 1940)  Date: 1974 Culture: British Medium: silk, acetate

ca 1974 Zandra Rhodes dress. The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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