Chanel designed costumes from Jean Renoir’s 1938 film La Règle du Jeu

Aubrey Beardsley illustration for an 1896 edition of the Lysistrata.

Aubrey Beardsley illustration for an 1896 edition of the Lysistrata.

Wonderful article about Elizabeth Hawes in the NYT magazine.
http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/elizabeth-hawes-the-most-brilliant-american-fashion-designer/?_php=true&_type=blogs&smid=fb-share&_r=0

Wonderful article about Elizabeth Hawes in the NYT magazine.

http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/elizabeth-hawes-the-most-brilliant-american-fashion-designer/?_php=true&_type=blogs&smid=fb-share&_r=0

theniftyfifties:

Evening wear for Queen magazine, 1951.

theniftyfifties:

Evening wear for Queen magazine, 1951.

(Source: clover-vintage)

hipinuff:

Kees Van Dongen (Dutch: 1877-1968),  Le Louvard. 1924. Oil on canvas, 92 x 73 cm

hipinuff:

Kees Van Dongen (Dutch: 1877-1968),  Le Louvard. 1924. Oil on canvas, 92 x 73 cm

(via fantomas-en-cavale)

Les Parfums de Rosine:  ‘Aladin’ 1919, ‘Nuits de Chine’ 1913, ‘Couer en Folle,’ 1924

18th c. Chinese Embroidered state bed, Calke Abbey, Derbyshire, UK.
Imagine going to bed surrounded by all that fantastic embroidery….

18th c. Chinese Embroidered state bed, Calke Abbey, Derbyshire, UK.

Imagine going to bed surrounded by all that fantastic embroidery….

theniftyfifties:

Model wearing Dior’s ‘Soirée de Lahore’ dress, Paris 1955. Photo by Mark Shaw.

theniftyfifties:

Model wearing Dior’s ‘Soirée de Lahore’ dress, Paris 1955. Photo by Mark Shaw.

(Source: pinterest.com)

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