Explore 1960s Style, Vintage Fashion, and more!

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omgthatdress: “Evening Dress Cristobal Balenciaga, 1965 The Metropolitan Museum of Art ”

Yves Saint Laurent, Paris | Evening dress | French | ca. 1979

1979 Evening Dress,, Miracle Gown Yves Saint Laurent, Paris (French, founded Designer: Yves Saint Laurent (French (born Algeria) Oran Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk

~Elizabeth Arden Silk Ballgown, 1950s~

ELIZABETH ARDEN STRAPLESS SILK BALLGOWN, Ivory taffeta with boned bodice, full skirt with angled front over panel decorated with large self bow at waist and side, crinoline underskirt, back zipper.

A look from Cristobal Balenciaga’s spring-summer 1961 haute couture collection

BALENCIAGA-Cocoon Chic, loose-fitting, voluminous coat showcases the elegance and precision of Balenciaga\s cut. Note the swing back, integral arms, and short sleeves.

Design House: House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937) Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian 1895–1972 Javea) Date: ca. 1967 Culture: French

Back view lifted/Evening dress Design House:House of Balenciaga (French, founded Designer:Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian Javea) Date:ca.

Madam Gres. I love the dramatic hood.

Dress Madame Grès, Perfect for a version of Suor Angelica or Dialogue of the Carmelites where everyone could look fab instead of frumpy.

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View the Balenciaga Fall 2013 RTW show. See photos and get The Cut's perspective on the Balenciaga RTW collection


Jean Desses Strapless Chiffon Evening Gown, Mid C. Asymmetrical pink crinkled silk sheath with ruching and left side triple ruffle opening into a hem ruffle that lengthens toward back, boned bodice with sewn-in bra and side zipper.

Balenciaga Wedding Gown / Summer 1968

The History and Future of the Couture Bride: Balenciagas 1968 bridal couture gown. Its unclear if it was shown on the runway (note the fisherman hat inspired by Cristobal Balenciagas father, which Ghesquiere reprised for spring

chiffonandribbons:  Balenciaga Couture S/S 2006

With lots of ruffles around neck, suits in this time period were trimmed with embroidery and lace. Sleeves ended in large full attached cuffs.