Evening dress Jacques Doucet (French, Paris Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 10 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 52 in. cm) (c) Length at CB: 12 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marie Louise Constable, 1951
The fashion for this decade can be split, pre-war and war + post-war times Pre-war fashion was luxurious and characterized by opulent trimmings, small waists and large exotic hats. Once the war began, things in the fashion world changed with it.
Evening dress, French, Metallic sky blue print silk and ivory satin. Heavily beaded and embroidered. Asymmetric lace bodice and sleeves; rhinestone accents and dotted net collar. Rose appliquéd draped-back train. Timeless Vixen Vintage/Etsy by