1955 - Sophia Loren in Christian Dior dress

TEA-LENGTH COWEL NECK Dress Dior designer black dress full skirt portrait cowl collar off shoulder buttons dress cocktail knee length silk satin designer couture movie star sophia loren fashion magazine print ad model photo

Evening Dress, Gustave Beer: ca. 1919, silk tulle with bead and rhinestone embroidery, bead fringes, lamé under dress. "Through the brilliant surface ornaments and straight silhouette of this dress, people could have foreseen the coming 1920s. The scale pattern or 'seigaiha' (blue ocean waves) pattern seen on this dress was used repeatedly in the 1920s as a popular motif of the Art Deco school, whose proponents favored geometric figures..."

Dress Gustave Beer, 1919 The Kyoto Costume Institute Black silk tulle with silver bead and rhinestone embroidery; sash in green and gold stripes; silver "lamé" under dress.

20 of France's Chicest Femmes: Brigitte Bardot, actress, singer and model

France's Chicest Femmes

The French star Brigitte Bardot strolling on the beach of Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival on April 1956 in Cannes, France.

Lauren Hutton

Lauren Hutton- Plaid long sleeve button-up tucked and belted into high-waisted shorts worn with white sneakers

Queen Fawzia of Iran and Princess of Egypt. In 1939, H.R.H Princess Fawzia - the daughter of H.M King Fuad and H.M Queen Nazli of Egypt - married the future Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi. For this grand occasion, Van Cleef & Arpels was commissioned to create a diamond and platinum jewelry set comprising of a necklace, a pair of earclips, and a tiara.

Princess Fawzia Fuad of Egypt and Iran November 1921 – 2 July was an Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (The Shah of Iran). She is also known as Fawzia Chirine (or Shirin), having remarried in

Princess Diana with Princess Michael of Kent, Prince William and Prince Harry. (Everett Collection/Mirrorpix)

POLKA DOTS~Princess Diana with Princess Michael of Kent, Prince William and Prince Harry.

Jackie Kennedy and Benno Graziani

Benno Graziani Interview

On holiday in Italy Rarely seen photographs of Jackie Kennedy taken by Benno Graziani, photographer, show a fun-loving side of the first lady