1. This insanely beautiful evening gown was part of Lucile’s debut American collection in 1910. The gown is made of voided velvet and was heavily influenced by the Orientalist craze of the early 1910s.
Doyle New York sold this gown at auction for $35,850 in 2004.

    This insanely beautiful evening gown was part of Lucile’s debut American collection in 1910. The gown is made of voided velvet and was heavily influenced by the Orientalist craze of the early 1910s.

    Doyle New York sold this gown at auction for $35,850 in 2004.

  2. A wonderful Japanese themed ‘pagoda’ dress from Le Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1914.

    A wonderful Japanese themed ‘pagoda’ dress from Le Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1914.

  3. This Weeks evening coat from between 1910 and 1912, uses sheer black chiffon over an aqua satin under layer to achieve its interesting color changing effect. The coat also shows the influences of Orientalism that were so popular at the time.

    This Weeks evening coat from between 1910 and 1912, uses sheer black chiffon over an aqua satin under layer to achieve its interesting color changing effect. The coat also shows the influences of Orientalism that were so popular at the time.

  4. This 1907 dress by Hallée is an extraordinary example of Edwardian Orientalism. The embroidery across the upper back is very reminiscent of Manchu court robes.

    This 1907 dress by Hallée is an extraordinary example of Edwardian Orientalism. The embroidery across the upper back is very reminiscent of Manchu court robes.

  5. Another jacket clearly showing the influence of Orientalism, this one by Vitaldi Babani. It was made in 1912 and is shown worn over a Fortuny Delphos gown, a piece I will be sure to dedicate a day to in the near future.

    Another jacket clearly showing the influence of Orientalism, this one by Vitaldi Babani. It was made in 1912 and is shown worn over a Fortuny Delphos gown, a piece I will be sure to dedicate a day to in the near future.