I wasn’t sure if I liked Soiree Romantique – a ribbon covered dress or not, but I decided to take photos of it all the same… It’s from the Fall/Winter 1955 collection.
Monthly Archives: June 2019
Dior – Audacieuse
Another of the dresses I really liked from the Dior exhibit at the Glenbow Museum was Audacieuse – a four-piece day-dress from the spring/summer 1955 “A” line. The outfit includes a corset petticoat combination, skirt, and two tops. Continue reading
Dior – Rose France
One of the gowns I loved from the Dior exhibit at the Glenbow Museum was the Rose France evening gown from the Fall/Winter 1947 Corolle line. It’s made of silk satin.
The shaping of the bodice drape is lucious – though the hip gathers don’t do much for me…
I found the strange pleat or seam at the hem very odd – was this original? Did the owner put it in? It seems like a very odd place to hem the dress, and very odd to have just one pleat if it was a design feature.
The gown was one of many in a room dedicated to gowns.
The back of the gown was particularly intriguing to me – those large buttons, and the contrasting skirt…
See more photos from this exhibit by clicking the Dior tag.
Christian Dior at Glenbow Museum
The Glenbow Museum has a temporary feature exhibit of Dior dresses (as well as other merchandise like licenced perfume, etc) and I went with a friend recently to go see it.