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Model Wearing a Custom Made Evening Gown October 14,1946  by Nina Leen | More fashion lusciousness here: http://mylusciouslife.com/photo-galleries/historical-style-fashion-film-architecture/

Model wearing a custom-made evening gown. Date taken: September 1946 Photographer: Nina Leen

1957 Jean Patou

Monique Chevalier in gilt embroidered lace dress worn with satin evening coat by Jean Patou, photo by Sabine Weiss, 1957

April Harper’s Bazaar 1937  Wearing a gown by Madame Grès, photo by George Platte Lynes.

Lisa is wearing a gown by Alix Barton (later known as Madame Grès), photo by George Platte Lynes, New York, Harper’s Bazaar, April 1937 Photo George Platte Lynes

1877 Grey Velvet and Lace

Victorian Mourning Gown Front View original mourning gown, black silk taffeta 2 piece bustled and trained mourning dress that is a very good example of a woman not sacrificing style at the time of mourning.