Delphos gown

The Delphos gown is a finely pleated silk dress first created in about 1907 by French designer Henriette Negrin and her husband, Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871–1949).

Little Black Dress

The Little Black Dress. (fr. La Petite robe noire) is a fashionable dress designed by Gabrielle Chanel in 1926. Many historians argue that before Chanel, only widows wore black and she revolutionized fashion.

Beach Pajamas

The Beach Pajamas are women’s summer leisure wear. Beach pajamas, which look like palazzo pants (wide-legged pants) with an attached sleeveless top, sometimes supplemented with a light robe or jacket.

Girdle

The Girdle is a form-fitting undergarment with garters. Distinguishes a Girdle from a Garter belt in that it is wide, reminiscent of a tight-fitting short skirt, hides the lower torso, extending below the hips, and worn often to shape or for support.

Tea gown

The Tea gown (also Tea dress) is type of lady’s home dress, loose-fitting dress, but sometimes belted. The lady wore a Tea gown at home, with her family and closest friends, but not for special occasions, for example, receiving guests or a dinner party.

Glasses

Types of glasses. The first eyeglasses were made in Northern Italy, most likely in Pisa, by about 1290 (or 1284). Initially, glasses were worn on the nose or held in the hand.

Babette

The Babette is a hair style with a big bouffant (puff) on the top of the head. The hairstyle got its name from the film “Babette Goes to War”

New Look

The “New Look” is the name given in 1947 by the editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, Carmel Snow, to the silhouette created by the couturier Christian Dior for the “Corolle” collection.

Drawn stockings

In the 20th century, women’s skirts began to be shortened, and legs without stockings were indecent. Ultra-fashionistas begin to paint their legs with patterns, imitating stockings.

Babydoll

The Babydoll is a short, sleeveless or lantern sleeves, loose-fitting nightgown or negligee, intended as nightwear for women. Sometimes the shirt is complete with short pants (closer fitting briefs) with elastic waist and legs.

Oxford Bags

The Oxford Bags is a type of trousers with extra-wide legs. Oxford bags were a loose-fitting baggy form of trousers. In 1920’s – 1930’s they were popular among Oxford students.

Plus-fours

The Plus fours (or Plus-fours) are breeches or trousers that extend 4 inches (10 cm) below the knee (and thus four inches longer than traditional knickerbockers, hence the name).

Zinaida Serebriakova

Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (née Lanceray) (1884 – 1967) was a Russian (later French) painter. Zinaida Serebriakova was born on the estate of Neskuchnoye near Kursk into one of the most refined and artistic families in the Russian Empire.