1. A linen eyelet evening gown in a lovely shade of leaf green, Balenciaga, 1966.

    A linen eyelet evening gown in a lovely shade of leaf green, Balenciaga, 1966.

  2. A classy afternoon dress and jacket ensemble by Balenciaga, 1965 or 1966.

    A classy afternoon dress and jacket ensemble by Balenciaga, 1965 or 1966.

  3. A cute Spring-Summer 1961 sleeveless silk blouse quite obviously by Balenciaga.

    A cute Spring-Summer 1961 sleeveless silk blouse quite obviously by Balenciaga.

  4. A very bright and interestingly cut Balenciaga evening gown from the Spring-Summer 1961 collection.

    A very bright and interestingly cut Balenciaga evening gown from the Spring-Summer 1961 collection.

  5. A very pretty linen cutout dress and matching jacket by Balenciaga, 1959.

    A very pretty linen cutout dress and matching jacket by Balenciaga, 1959.

  6. Yves Saint Laurent wasn’t the only designer to embrace the changing face of fashion in the Spring-Summer collection of 1958.
This linen chemise dress with an attached cape is from Balenciaga’s collection.

    Yves Saint Laurent wasn’t the only designer to embrace the changing face of fashion in the Spring-Summer collection of 1958.

    This linen chemise dress with an attached cape is from Balenciaga’s collection.

  7. A huge straw picture hat by Balenciaga, 1958.

    A huge straw picture hat by Balenciaga, 1958.

  8. A simple linen afternoon dress by Balenciaga, 1957.

    A simple linen afternoon dress by Balenciaga, 1957.

  9. A gorgeous printed linen dress by Balenciaga, 1955.

    A gorgeous printed linen dress by Balenciaga, 1955.

  10. Flawless Balenciaga evening dress from the Fall-Winter 1950 Collection. This is the other dress I have dibs on for any future red carpet occasions.

    Flawless Balenciaga evening dress from the Fall-Winter 1950 Collection. This is the other dress I have dibs on for any future red carpet occasions.