1. A butterfly covered Schiaparelli dress, Spring-Summer 1937.

    A butterfly covered Schiaparelli dress, Spring-Summer 1937.

  2. A super cute girl’s beach ensemble from  La Mode Illustrée, June 1914.

    A super cute girl’s beach ensemble from La Mode Illustrée, June 1914.

  3. A very fashion-forward harem jumpsuit from Bill Gibb’s Spring-Summer 1977 collection.
I’ve seen quite a few similar pieces walk down the runway in recent seasons.

    A very fashion-forward harem jumpsuit from Bill Gibb’s Spring-Summer 1977 collection.

    I’ve seen quite a few similar pieces walk down the runway in recent seasons.

  4. A flowery ensemble by Chloé, Spring-Summer 1977.

    A flowery ensemble by Chloé, Spring-Summer 1977.

  5. A breathtakingly beautiful 1976 evening dress by Jean Patou.
I think this is one of my favorite pieces of clothing to come out of the 1970s.

    A breathtakingly beautiful 1976 evening dress by Jean Patou.

    I think this is one of my favorite pieces of clothing to come out of the 1970s.

  6. A blue jean patchwork bikini from the clothing line at the Serendipity 3 gift shop, 1976.

    A blue jean patchwork bikini from the clothing line at the Serendipity 3 gift shop, 1976.

  7. Bright, graphic print swim trunks by Pierre Cardin, Spring-Summer 1975.

    Bright, graphic print swim trunks by Pierre Cardin, Spring-Summer 1975.

  8. A hippie inspired summer dress by Jean Varon, Spring-Summer 1975.

    A hippie inspired summer dress by Jean Varon, Spring-Summer 1975.

  9. Platform sandals with very cool basket-weave heels by Charles Jourdan, 1975.

    Platform sandals with very cool basket-weave heels by Charles Jourdan, 1975.

  10. An absolutely wonderful evening dress by Jean Varon, Spring-Summer 1973. I can only imagine how beautiful this dress is when it moves.

    An absolutely wonderful evening dress by Jean Varon, Spring-Summer 1973. I can only imagine how beautiful this dress is when it moves.