This evening gown would be stunning in a floaty, filmy chiffon or silk georgette.
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This lovely flapper dress 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 description of this [...]
This is a very simple, easy-to-make pattern for a house dress/jumper from the early 1920s. Pockets are conveniently placed and large enough to be practical.
Here are two original designs by Lucile, Lady Duff-Gordon. These images were generously given to me by Randy Bryan Bigham, who is in the process of authoring the first full-scale biography of Lucile. Please see my Lucile Page for more about Lady Duff-Gordon and her designs! (Sketches through the Fashion Institute of Technology.)
This is a super pattern for a simple, everyday 1920s frock, perfect in linen, cotton or other summery fabrics. Thank you to Tuesday’s Child for the loan!
This is an early 1920s pattern for undersleeves. I think the styles are truly delightful, and some would even be appropriate for Regency gowns!
Here is an illustration from a 1925 tailoring manual. Note the stylized, sleek hair on the lady.
This is a 1925 catalog featuring the latest men’s suits. I loved the cover and had to scan it to share the woman’s very “together” outfit.
Here is a cute shot of four friends sitting on the running board of a brand new Ford. Written on the back of the photo are the girls’ names and, underneath, “Emma’s new Ford.” Note the “Buster Brown” haircuts and demurely crossed feet. I love the white play dresses!
Drop-waist day dress with bodice insert and long sash, ca. 1920. I modified this pattern for an Edwardian look by raising the waist, which worked splendidly.