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<3  esp. the brooch detail on the back

Definitely want a dress this color! And velvet, too. Stunning Evelyn Tripp in a v-backed, garnet velvet dress by Digby Morton, 1955

Christian Dior, fall couture, 1950s http://www.flickr.com/photos/53035820@N02/7267230142/in/set-72157624828609293

Model wearing couture fashion with leopard skin, had a dress like this, but no animal print. it was all one color.and I could remove the over skirt for a different look. Made by "Millie" of course.

Dior velvet dress 1955

Christian Dior, Velvet Gown in Paris, courtyard Photography Mark Shaw for a LIFE fashion assignment. Recommended:Andrew Wilder Gallery, L.

1957 Modess sanitary napkin ad. That's right. The only words are "Modess...because". YOU know why you need them!

1955 Model Suzy Parker wearing a creation of Jacques Heim,for an "Modess"…

Vintage Dresses I Love

Vintage Dresses I Love

Perfect sailor dress

(I'm a sucker for a good sailor dress) Vintage nautical dress with white bodice big bow and double-stripe trim sailor collar and sleeves

dior copper dress winter 1954

A beautiful rust colored brocade gown with velvet coat and a strapless winter gown trimmed in mink, by Christian Dior, 1954

Model wearing a coat by Hermes for Vogue, September 1952.  Photo by Henry Clarke.

Model reading in green coat. Vogue, September Photograph by Henry Clarke. The tweed is a green bouclé, a wonderful new green softened with grey. The coat is a redingote style, cut straight in.

Vogue, September 1959.  Isabella Albonico wearing a black sheath dress with a 'shadow' of grey organdie draped over the top, by designer, Jacques Heim. Photographed by Irving Penn.

Simple under dress, draped over dress, defined sash waist September Vogue 1959 Isabella Albonico wearing a black sheath dress with a 'shadow' of grey organdie draped over the top, by Jacques Heim. Photographed by Irving Penn.

1950's A-line hmmm... I see interesting versions of this at college. Didn't realize they were actually stylishly vintage. :p

And still works today! Dad always said stick w classic fashions.who wants embarrassing photos 30 years later :)

Balenciaga (50s)

Balenciaga dress - November Vogue The Spanish Designer Balenciaga challenged the "new look" created by Dior by playing with the form of the silhouette.