Beautiful fashionplate of a trained ballgown. This link leads to a fascinating article called "Making a Balayeuse" and actually shows how to make the big ruffle that goes under the train of a gown to protect it from getting soiled
"The Birth of NOLEMIRE THE MERMAID " Steel Corset by FIORI Couture. One of a kind gold brushed steel corset embellished with Glass Beads and Swarovski Crystals. It might hurt a little to wear this, but I would combine it with a long, white skirt.
HANDMADE BUSSELS APPLIQUE LACE SHAWL, MID C. Large cotton net triangle lavishly decorated with Point de Gaz and bobbin lace in a pattern of wisteria, hydrangea, lilac and other blossoms amid swags, ribbons and foliage. 104 x (Few very minor breaks
The 'Lily' evening gown, by Worth, c. at the Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris. Elisabeth de Caraman-Chimay, Comtesse Greffulhe made this dress famous by posing in it for the photographer Nadar in
Do you love vintage details: a dress, veil or bridal shoes? Are you a romantic bride at heart or a Victorian bride searching for the perfect pair of lace wedding boots? Or, maybe you just want to make your ensemble truly unique
Evening dress ca. From the ROYAL ARMORY AND HALLWYL MUSEUM. >> Beautiful This dress seriously reminds me of the pink dress from Disney's Cinderella! I wonder if this was the dress that inspired the illustrator!