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Ball gown Emile Pingat (French, active Date: ca. 1860 Culture: French Medium: silk Accession Number: b

Circa 1890

Herbert Luey Evening dress Met Museum ca. 1890 One of the cases where the back of the gown certainly exceeds the front. Such spectacular draping! This is what happens with proper fabric choice, ladies and gents.

House of Worth, Wedding Dress, Paris, 1892.  Some things are timeless in terms of wedding dress design.

House of Worth, Wedding Dress, Paris, 1892 I would alter the dress to a lower neck and short sleeves for today's look

Dinner Dress, 1855-1859, via The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dress, Dinner Date: Culture: British Medium: silk, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 13 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 48 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mary Pierrepont Beckwith, 1969 Accession Number: b

Silk Gauze Wedding Dress 1874

Wedding Dress Made Of Silk Gauze, Trimmed With Silk Embroidered Net Lace, Silk Satin, Lined With Silk - Great Britain, United Kingdom Or France - Victoria & Albert Museum

Evening Dress, 1895. American, Made of silk.

inspiringdresses: “ “ This is a glittering extravaganza for a formal ball. The neoclassical motifs of the lace are interesting, particularly the laurel wreaths. The way the black lace is applied over.