coiffures belle epoque

I adore Charles Gibson's illustrations. I definitely want to try my hand at recreating a Gibson girl look.

Cléo de Mérode, French dancer of the Belle époque. Beautiful woman & clothing.        Clean, elegant, vintage

Cléo de Mérode, French dancer of the Belle époque. The HAT! high neck, leg o' mutton sleeves.

In the Spring of 1908, three women walked onto the Longchamp racecourse in Paris and jaws dropped. The elite society event was known for debuting the latest

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Margaine-Lacroix was a young Parisian designer who began to create lightly corseted dresses with minimal boning and stretchy material.

Belle Epoch Summer Evening Gown, ca. 1900

1920 Cream silk chiffon with pale printed & flocked rose blossom clusters in soft colors, center front panel covered with iridescent sequins & metallic copper coils in floral motifs, embroidered net lace insets on bodice & at hem, chiffon lining.

Wonderful Belle Epoque Evening Dress, c. 1911. By Callot Soeurs, love the combination of textures and fabrics

Evening Dress - c. 1911 - by Callot Soeurs (French, active - Silk, cotton, metallic thread, metal beads

This is just epic! :D  Art by Adam Hill

Adam Hill - illustration - The Cape Town Tattoo Expo in conjunction with Jorgensen's Distillery invited artists to create one-off Absinthe labels as part of the Victorian Oddities exhibition.

Belle of Belle Epoque                                                                                                                                                      More

Hey Pretty Lady: Lily Elsie

Belle Epoque orange evening gown c 1910's.

Tangerine silk satin gown from the Belle Epoque (no more precise date available). Two-layer overdress with crystal and mother of pearl beads. The sleeves of the overdress have beaded tassels and ring drops.