Archive of ‘Vintage Images’ category

1909 Ball Gown

By Jennie Chancey


This beautiful formal gown was sold on eBay by USVainen, a past seller whose knowledge of vintage fashion was astounding and whose descriptions were delightful. This seller graciously agreed to let me share her images and words on my site, and I think you’ll enjoy them as much as I have! The descriptions are detailed, […]

1911 Parisian La Mode pages

By Jennie Chancey


These images all come from the September 1911 issue of the Parisian magazine La Mode and depict the “cutting edge” fashions of the day from Paris. Note the neo-Empire styles and the use of neckline fichus reminiscent of the Regency era. At the bottom left you’ll also see a pattern with instructions. These are large […]

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