Scrap album fancy dress | MADAME GOUGH, London (court dressmaker); Sarah Ann GOUGH (designer) | NGV 1893

Scrap album fancy dress | MADAME GOUGH, London (court dressmaker); Sarah Ann GOUGH (designer) | NGV 1893

This 1924 robe de style has a DIY crafty vibe to it. I could see borrowing the motif of the tumbling leaves in autumn colors, and creating an A-line skirt with felted leaves.  And wearing it to work, which I could not do with the original.

This 1924 robe de style has a DIY crafty vibe to it. I could see borrowing the motif of the tumbling leaves in autumn colors, and creating an A-line skirt with felted leaves. And wearing it to work, which I could not do with the original.

Dress (front), French, circa 1897. Satin embroidered with sequins and rhinestones, green cut velvet bodice.

Dress (front), French, circa 1897. Satin embroidered with sequins and rhinestones, green cut velvet bodice.

~Jeanne Dortzal, 1900. Nadar~

~Jeanne Dortzal, 1900. Nadar~

Silk Brocade Evening Dress, c. 1838 Session 2 - Lot 775 - $1495

Silk Brocade Evening Dress, c. 1838 Session 2 - Lot 775 - $1495

Robe volante, 1735

Robe volante, 1735

Edwardian dress

Edwardian dress

Matador Costume | c. 1880

Matador Costume | c. 1880

Swimsuit, Sonia Delaunay 1928.

Swimsuit, Sonia Delaunay 1928.

Yinka Shonibare - How to Blow up Two Heads at Once (Ladies) - 2006

Yinka Shonibare - How to Blow up Two Heads at Once (Ladies) - 2006

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