SILVER SATIN EVENING GOWN, 1930s Pale lavender/silver silk charmeuse, bias-cut, sleeveless, cowl neckline, open back, jeweled Deco elements on shoulder straps & at CB, floating trained back panel, labeled "NRA Code, Made Under Dress Code Authority PHB038577"
Helen Rose worn by Grace Kelly in "High Society" alongside Frank Sinatra. grace kelly dress from high society. Really unusual layering of colors in chiffon so it changes constantly with light and movement, and that is before you see the embroidery.
1952 evening gown fashion. I remember watching an episode of I Love Lucy where Lucy went to a designer's studio or a dress shop and tried of gown after gown. They were so beautiful and left quite an impression on little me. Even in black and white the gowns of that era were unequaled.