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Elegant Ball Gowns

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This is a celebration of all big, pouffy ball gowns! From the 1840s till today, there have always been princess gowns with enormous skirts that transcend fashion trends!

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mytippetonlytulle: Ball gown, American, Marguery Bolhagen in the style of Charles James. tulle, bobbinette (a stiff cotton), nylon. Bolhagen’s daughter wore it to her high school prom in LUCKY BITCH. Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Wear, Vintage Style, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Historical Costume, Charles James, 1950s Fashion

My Tippet- only Tulle-

Ball gown, American, c.1955; Marguery Bolhagen in the style of Charles James. Silk taffeta; tulle, bobbinette (a stiff cotton), nylon. “Mrs. Bolhagen’s daughter wore it to her high school prom in...

Mothers Our Wedding ~ Official Portraits! Feminine Fashion, Feminine Style, Beautiful Clothes, Beautiful Outfits, Victorian Era Fashion, Elegant Ball Gowns, Planning Board, Bridesmaid Dresses, Wedding Dresses

Our Wedding ~ Official Portraits!

Modest Mother of Bride & Groom - Edelweiss Patterns Blog #modest #motherofbride #victorian #ballgown

A Victorian wedding dress! Dream Wedding Dresses, Bridal Dresses, Flower Girl Dresses, Modest Wedding, Elegant Ball Gowns, Edwardian Fashion, Feminine Fashion, Women's Fashion, Beautiful Dresses

Our Wedding ~ Official Portraits!

A Victorian wedding dress! {Edelweiss Patterns } #victorian #edwardian #wedding #ballgown #modest #wedding

Dior wedding gown worn by Jane Easter when she married John William Straub, Purchased at Marshall Field & Company Bridal Salon via Chicago History Museum, amazing christian dior gown. Dior Vintage, Robes Vintage, Vintage Couture, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Clothing, Style Vintage, Unique Vintage, Christian Dior

Wedding Gown, 1955

Wedding gown worn by Jane Easter when she married John William Straub, 1955. Sold at Marshall Field & Co. This piece is part of the Chicago History Museum exhibition I Do! Chicago Ties the Knot. The exhibition explores an array of wedding traditions through costume, and how some of those traditions were standardized by Chicago retailers to create the wedding industry we know today. > Learn more about I Do! Chicago History Museum www.chicagohistory.org

The hand sewn Regency silk ball gown by Edelweiss Patterns. Gown Pattern, Dress Patterns, Regency Dress, Regency Era, Memorial Day Sales, Silk Gown, Leather Corset, Vintage Glamour, Historical Clothing

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Pinner said, "This gold ballgown has an overlay of chocolate brown silk taffeta, embellished with hundreds of gold flowers painted on in a glittery finish. {Edelweiss Patterns}" I wish I had this gown, my dreams of owning a princess dress would come true! Elegant Ball Gowns, Silk Taffeta, Gold Silk, Gold Flowers, Chocolate Brown, Overlay, Beautiful People, Tulle, Dreams

The Gold Silk 1860s Ballgown

This gold ballgown has an overlay of chocolate brown silk taffeta, embellished with hundreds of gold flowers painted on in a glittery finish. {Edelweiss Patterns}

This ballgown features lace at the sleeves and a gigantic skirt made of contrasting fabric. Sound Of Music Costumes, Elegant Ball Gowns, Vintage Dresses, Patterns, History, Princess, Celebrities, Lace, Skirts

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The Lattice Gown. Based on an image from fashion mag De Gracieuse. The Laced Angel: The Lattice Gown, Final Edition (Until I Decide to Make Lattice Gown Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Dress Vintage, Vintage Costumes, Retro Mode, Vintage Mode, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress

The Lattice Gown, Final Edition (Until I Decide to Make Lattice Gown 2.0)

Oh hai. The Real World™ stole me for a bit, and "tomorrow" turned into next week. Anyways... When I left off the skirt was totally done and amazingly awesome, but the bodice... meh. It was just a super basic bodice; no sleeves, no bertha or any trim and ill-fitted to boot. While I plan to make a completely new bodice in the future, I decided to get another wearing out of this one by finishing it off and correcting what bits I could. Again, I didn't take many pictures of the process, but hang…

Scarlett O& Ballgown Part 2 - At the Civil War Ball . Old Fashion Dresses, Elegant Ball Gowns, Scarlett O'hara, Beautiful Outfits, War, Costumes, Patterns, Sewing, Celebrities

Scarlett O'Hara Ballgown Part 2 - At The Civil War Ball!

gone-with-the-wind-costume

Scarlett O'Hara's picnic dress reproduction. {Edelweiss Patterns} Elizabethan Era, Edwardian Era, Elegant Ball Gowns, Picnic Dress, Scarlett O'hara, Easy Sewing Patterns, Historical Clothing, Retro Fashion, Flower Girl Dresses

Scarlett O'Hara Ballgown Part 2 - At The Civil War Ball!

Scarlett O'Hara's picnic dress reproduction. {Edelweiss Patterns}

The Scarlett O'Hara ballgown recreation. Elizabethan Era, Edwardian Era, Edwardian Fashion, Victorian Era, Elegant Ball Gowns, Scarlett O'hara, Regency Era, Retro Fashion, Costumes

Scarlett O'Hara Ballgown Part 2 - At The Civil War Ball!

The Scarlett O'Hara ballgown recreation. {Edelweiss Patterns}