House of Dior (French, founded 1947) | "Venus" | fall/winter 1949–50    https://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/246467_10150915584632635_2011236515_n.jpg

House of Dior (French, founded 1947) | "Venus" | fall/winter 1949–50 https://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/246467_10150915584632635_2011236515_n.jpg

"Venus" dress, 1949  Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957)  Gray silk net embroidered with feather-shaped opalescent sequins, rhinestones, simulated pearls, and paillettes

"Venus" dress, 1949 Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957) Gray silk net embroidered with feather-shaped opalescent sequins, rhinestones, simulated pearls, and paillettes

1950's - Renee Marciel was a Miami based designer who was born in France. She had a wonderful sense of style and designed and wore what she liked, not what fashion dictated. Her pieces are exceedingly rare and highly collectible today. This dress is fashioned of cotton broadcloth in navy blue and white. The full skirt forms almost a complete circle when laid flat. Skirt is seamed and pieced from trapezoid shaped pieces of cotton that are expertly sewn together to make the pattern in the…

1950's - Renee Marciel was a Miami based designer who was born in France. She had a wonderful sense of style and designed and wore what she liked, not what fashion dictated. Her pieces are exceedingly rare and highly collectible today. This dress is fashioned of cotton broadcloth in navy blue and white. The full skirt forms almost a complete circle when laid flat. Skirt is seamed and pieced from trapezoid shaped pieces of cotton that are expertly sewn together to make the pattern in the…

Don't care that it's not 1940s style. It's the perfect dress and the perfect color and I would just DIE to have one!

Don't care that it's not 1940s style. It's the perfect dress and the perfect color and I would just DIE to have one!

Vintage 1950's Ceil Chapman Silk Satin Millinery Trim Dress | From a collection of rare vintage evening dresses at http://www.1stdibs.com/fashion/clothing/evening-dresses/

Vintage 1950's Ceil Chapman Silk Satin Millinery Trim Dress

Vintage 1950's Ceil Chapman Silk Satin Millinery Trim Dress | From a collection of rare vintage evening dresses at http://www.1stdibs.com/fashion/clothing/evening-dresses/

Merle Oberan wore this gorgeous champagne-colored empire gown in the 1954 movie Desiree. Desiree 1954, Costumes again designed by Rene Hubert.

Merle Oberan wore this gorgeous champagne-colored empire gown in the 1954 movie Desiree. Desiree 1954, Costumes again designed by Rene Hubert.

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