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Madeleine Vionnet dress | Kerry Taylor Auctions | 1927
Doing ombré before it was cool. (As a side note, many of the current trends we’ve seen come from the 20s. It’s the same story for high-low dresses!)
Madeleine Vionnet Evening dress | 1938 | Met Museum
Irene Castle in Madeleine Vionnet, c. 1922
I can see Aphrodite rising from the ocean and wearing this dress by Madeleine Vionnet.
Evening gown property of CI
Can you imagine the beautiful movement you would get when you walk in this dress or dance? Oh my.
“Like a flower bending in the breeze, bend with me, sway with ease. When we dance you have a way with me, stay with me, sway with me”