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1955, Marie-Hélène in cotton floral print evening dress by Jacques Griffe, photo by Guy Arsac by krystal

1955 - Marie-Hélène in lovely cotton floral print evening dress gathered to one side at the hip in bow, by Jacques Griffe, photo by Guy Arsac

Balenciaga, 1952.

Model Sophie Malgat is wearing a 1952 Cristobol Balenciaga evening dress of white organdy embroidered with black polka-dots.



Evening dress by Pierre Balmain, 1954.

1954 Balmain/mentioning India and its age-old splendor, this dress is executed in two fabrics, paperback gold, on a background of silk organdy.

Jacques Fath, 1956

Ivy Nicholson wearing a rayon crêpe cocktail dress by Jacques Fath, Photo by Jacques Decaux

Vogue 1961

I would so rock this dress.Michelle says: I happen to have this same style and vintage dress hanging in my closet!

1952 - neat, simple and fitted.  Great with wide pleated trousers or full skirt.

Cute + chic 1952 ensemble (love the wide belt and fitted jacket). Della Street here we come !


Post WWII Accessory: Gloves were made out of leather as well as cotton and nylon that were knitted in many different textures and colors. They were worn for many occasions and lengths varied from elbow-length to very short gloves.


Dior Cape Love how in that time, elegance and sexy are one in the same with only showing the face!