1. A Lucile model in a brilliantly designed, asymmetrical hobble skirt walking ensemble.

    A Lucile model in a brilliantly designed, asymmetrical hobble skirt walking ensemble.

  2. A Lucile model wearing an amazingly embroidered tunic/robe over a simple chiffon dress. I love how Lucile has her posed as a caryatid to reflect the classical influence of the ensemble.

    A Lucile model wearing an amazingly embroidered tunic/robe over a simple chiffon dress. I love how Lucile has her posed as a caryatid to reflect the classical influence of the ensemble.

  3. A tailored walking suit and a dramatically veiled straw hat, Lucile, 1905.

    A tailored walking suit and a dramatically veiled straw hat, Lucile, 1905.

  4. An absolutely gorgeous visiting gown and bolero jacket designed by Lucile in 1905.

    An absolutely gorgeous visiting gown and bolero jacket designed by Lucile in 1905.

  5. Some of Lucile’s titles for her gown may have gone slightly overboard on dramatics. This 1905 ensemble is called “The Tender Grace of the Day that is Dead”!

    Some of Lucile’s titles for her gown may have gone slightly overboard on dramatics. This 1905 ensemble is called “The Tender Grace of the Day that is Dead”!

  6. Lucile was fond of giving her gowns dramatic and descriptive titles. This 1905 evening gown is called “The Elusive Joy of Youth”!

    Lucile was fond of giving her gowns dramatic and descriptive titles. This 1905 evening gown is called “The Elusive Joy of Youth”!

  7. A design for a dramatic navy blue and black evening gown entitled ‘Oblivion’ by Lucile, 1905.

    A design for a dramatic navy blue and black evening gown entitled ‘Oblivion’ by Lucile, 1905.

  8. Lucile was noted for her layering of sheer fabrics as can be seen in this 1905 evening dress.
The robin egg’s blue color is absolutely gorgeous!

    Lucile was noted for her layering of sheer fabrics as can be seen in this 1905 evening dress.

    The robin egg’s blue color is absolutely gorgeous!

  9. A 1913 sketch of designs for girls’ fashion by Melanie Vermont.

    A 1913 sketch of designs for girls’ fashion by Melanie Vermont.

  10. A very fashionable suit for a 2 to 4 year old boy, from La Mode Illustrée, March 1913.

    A very fashionable suit for a 2 to 4 year old boy, from La Mode Illustrée, March 1913.