Evening Gown: ca. 1915, two layers of tulle over silk taffeta, waist and skirt trimmed with satin rosebuds, silk floss embroidered garlands cover the skirt.

Evening Gown: ca. 1915, two layers of tulle over silk taffeta, waist and skirt trimmed with satin rosebuds, silk floss embroidered garlands cover the skirt.

Dior (1961)    A 1961 haute couture cocktail dress in garnet silk organza and sequins. The 1961 collection at Dior, under the Marc Bohan era at the House of Dior, was tremendously successful and this dress shows the enticing, vibrant work of the talented Bohan at the highest level. The skirt features four layers of garnet silk organza, the bodice features thousands of hand-stitched sequins under a finishing layer of silk organza and the dress features the original red silk-lined corset

Dior (1961) A 1961 haute couture cocktail dress in garnet silk organza and sequins. The 1961 collection at Dior, under the Marc Bohan era at the House of Dior, was tremendously successful and this dress shows the enticing, vibrant work of the talented Bohan at the highest level. The skirt features four layers of garnet silk organza, the bodice features thousands of hand-stitched sequins under a finishing layer of silk organza and the dress features the original red silk-lined corset

Waves of garnet silk organza. #OscardelaRenta #PreFall2017

Waves of garnet silk organza. #OscardelaRenta #PreFall2017

Sculptural Garnet Silk Taffeta 1950's Cocktail Dress--I would love to recreate this dress for my son's wedding day.  Love it!

Sculptural Garnet Silk Taffeta 1950's Cocktail Dress--I would love to recreate this dress for my son's wedding day. Love it!

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