Tuesday, October 7, 2008

50s

50s Claire McCardell50s Claire McCardell
1955 Claire McCardell
50s balenciaga 50s pierre balmain
1950 Balenciaga wool coat with pleated dolman sleeves
1951 Pierre Balmain boned bodice corset dress in velvet and taffeta.

The scans are from Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now by Valerie Steele

12 comments:

  1. that balenciaga coat.

    perfect.

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  2. i want everything i n this post.
    :)

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  3. Holy wow. That first dress is simply amazing.

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  4. the first dress..... soooo perfect and timeless.

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  5. I am an absolute fan of 50's fashion! Love every single piece you posted. If ever I were to be transported to a different era, I'd want it to be then, just for the fashion!

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  6. I really love those sleeves on that Balenciaga jacket!

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  7. That balenciaga coat is just so timeless... ah. <3

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  8. I'm so getting get book. I can see my self wearing that first dress. I can see you wearing that first dress.

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  9. christobal balenciaga was a genius
    -h,can you suggest a book just about balenciaga?

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  10. dju*dju: i know there are ones out there, but none that ive personally looked through myself. try looking through amazon.

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