Elizabeth Arden evening dress, 1955

ELIZABETH ARDEN PARTY DRESS, c. 1955 White lace outlined in black & trimmed w/ rhinestones & black velvet band at neck, fitted, full skirt w/ irregular cutout hemline, labeled

40s red carpet dress

vintage 40s red carpet dress evening gown, old hollywood Joan Crawford style fur -trimmed gown, size m

Would make a good winter-wedding bridesmaid dress (need it in a different color, though). vintage red carpet dress evening gown old by sugarshackvintage

Evening Dress, Charles James, 1933, American, rayon another color than white please (or black) maybe navy or deep plum

I love this style! In lace please! ivory or off white, so it looks vintage. Charles James Dress - 1933 - by Charles James (American, born Great Britain, - Rayon - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Mlle

The young ladies of Downton Abbey. Love this show!

Link Time: Here's the Downton Abbey Season 3 Fashion Scoop

Downton is more than fashion inspiration. It's world inspiration. It's "I don't have good TV reception so I actually look forward to Mondays so I can watch Downton Abbey" kind of inspiration.

Embroidered Lace Tea Gown, ca.  1905 (sleeve detail)

EMBROIDERED LACE TEA GOWN, c. 1905 Fine cotton batiste w/ Val lace insertions & raised floral allover embroidery, back buttons, Augusta Auctions

c. 1905/1906 House of BEER, 7 Place Vendome, Paris Black Silk Chiffon Trained Gown with Gold Sequins

1906 House of Beer, 7 Place Vendome, Paris. Black silk chiffon trained gown with gold sequins.

forties dress

dress ~ Definitely later based on the length and the cut, but this really caught my eye anyway! It must be that button design, and the gorgeous blue color!

Circa 1955 Evening Dress by Yves St. Laurent.

Evening dress Yves Saint Laurent, Paris (French, founded Designer: Yves Saint Laurent (French (born Algeria) Oran Paris) Date: spring/summer 1985 Culture: French Medium: silk

Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel shop - Deauville, France http://www.normandythenandnow.com/the-little-deauville-shop-that-changed-the-world/

1913 - Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel shop - Deauville, France Style is a grace, a faith in self, a fire that burns that is unquenchable.

Lingerie Set: Corset Cover with Petticoat, Nightgown, & Chemise with Drawers 1898, American, Made of linen

Undergarments: Corset Cover w/ Petticoat, Nightgown, & Chemise w/ Drawers American, made of linen

1940s Magenta Cotton Lace Day Dress with Velveteen Bows

Magenta Cotton Lace Day Dress with Velveteen Bows Women's vintage fashion clothing outfit for spring and summer


RESERVED 30s Dress // Vintage Silk Chiffon Dress With Ivory Collar and Flower Detail

RESERVED Dress // Vintage Silk Chiffon Dress by xtabayvintage. Inspiration for Marianne's church dress.