Model in sumptuous gold brocade cocktail dress worn with silk shantung cape-stole by Jacques Heim, jewelry by Roger Scémama, photo by Philippe Pottier, 1956
1955 Clarke for the House of Worth dress
1951, Finely Plisséd Dress opened into a Cocoon, by Elsa Schiaparelli.
1940's ballgown designed by Charles James. Absolutely stunning.
1956 Jacques Fath
Balmain 1962. My 2nd favorite of the Vogue Designers series of pattern-makers; only Molyneux tops him and I've just read Balmain was an apprentice of his.
Jacques Faith 1950's
Love the top and NOT the skirt section of this dress. Redesign potential.
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