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.

pin 196
heart 32

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

pin 318
heart 53
speech 3

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

pin 314
heart 46

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

pin 173
heart 47
Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search