I was born in the wrong era. Evening gown ca. Blue silk satin with black silk chiffon and black satin overlay, trimmed with black passementerie and metallic gold & ecru lace. Antique Dress via The Wayback Machine
Evening Dress: ca. & dress epitomises the elegant feminine fashions of the well-to-do in the Edwardian period, particularly in its use of soft flowing pale silk, extensive use of lace and net, and in the ornate decoration of the bodice.
Circa 1911 dresses: (left) - Jeanne Lanvin, embroidered silk chiffon and tulle lace with rose ornaments; (right) unknown designer - silk tulle and silk chiffon embroidered with beads, faux pearls, and gold cord embroidery on skirt.
Evening gown, Joseph, New York, Royal purple panné silk with short-sleeved silk lace V-neck bodice asymmetrically draped in gold metallic mesh. High jeweled midriff band with clear center and magenta paste butterfly. Hobble skirt layered over short train.