Ephemeral Elegance

Costume and Fashion History

Beaded and Embroidered Evening Gown, 1957

Dress Designed by Antonio del Castillo for House of Lanvin

Embroidery Designed by François Lesage

via V&A

Robe de Style, ca. 1923

via FIDM

Velvet and Satin Evening Coat, 1925

via V&A

Beaded Velvet Evening Coat, ca. 1920s

Rue de la Paix

via Antique Dress

Dance Dress, 1914

Lucile

via The Met

Evening Gown, ca. 1909

Worn by Queen Maude of Norway

Designed by Laferrière

via Digitalt Museum

Silver Embellished Evening Gown, ca. 1905
John Redfern
via MFA

Silver Embellished Evening Gown, ca. 1905

John Redfern

via MFA