The Mystery of the Gray Striped Dresses: at top, a dress owned by Rosamund (Mrs. Edward) Hussey of Kent, England, maker unknown. Next to it is a painting by the American society portraitist JJ Shannon of Mrs. Hussey wearing the dress, shortly after her marriage in 1900. Below that, a photo of the painting being made! (Courtesy UK National Trust.) Bottom, two similar dresses by Jeanne Paquin. Left, 1912 (owned by the Met) and right, 1910 (sold by Auctions Eve). Both silk.

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Mid Mod summer stripes. I think this would be perfect for a vintage wedding bridesmaid dresses.

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I swear I used to have a vintage dress almost exactly like this. I think it was plaid though

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Monte Carlo Dress WH639 Cocktail at Boden (UK). up to 18L (UK sizing). Cotton, about $170CAN. Also available in red (July, 2014).

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