Cycling ensemble | American | The Met
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collection includes more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.
1940's Winter White Hat - Wool Felt Designer Tilt Hat - Hattie Carnegie Custom Made Hat
1940's Winter White Hat - Wool Felt Designer Tilt Hat - Hattie Carnegie Custom Made Hat Very chic 1940's winter white hat. beautiful little wool felt tilt hat by famed hat designer Hattie Carnegie. Lovely beret style tilt hat. Warm soft off-white wool felt. Marvelous large felt covered buckle holds a gathering of overstitched felt. Overstitching in front adds a simple elegant detailing to the perfect little hat! Includes matching felt tipped custom hat pin. Interior comb attached to front of…
Creature of the night
Several weeks ago I featured a Monarch butterfly dress. The ?cape pictured in the drawing above appears to be more moth-like. I presume it was designed to be worn while flitting about under the nighttime street lights of Paris. Found at Vintage Blog, where there's lots of interesting photos and artwork.
Elsa Schiaparelli | Evening ensemble | French | The Met
While Mademoiselle Cheruit had her "smokings," a fitted jacket ensemble for early evening affairs, Schiaparelli was the most famous purveyor of the cocktail-appropriate dinner suit. Her suit consisted of a bolero or flared jacket that could be removed for the evening, and a sleeveless sheath dress
House of Worth | Evening dress | French | The Met
Severe corsetting falling at the natural waist, a flaring skirt, and the return of gigot sleeves constituted a fin-de-siècle extremism. The engorgement of sleeves and skirt made this extreme constriction seem even more exaggerated in the context of the bulbous shapes surrounding the ideal, hard, narrow waist
Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion
Italian fashion designer and artist Roberto Capucci (born 1930) is revered by contemporary designers for his innovative silhouettes and masterful use of form, color, and materials. This exhibition—featuring over eighty works, as well as original drawings and sketches—will be the first survey of his work in the United States.