Callot Soeurs | Dress | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Callot sisters established themselves first as purveyors of lace and then rose to prominence making garments incorporating fine lace and other elegant trimmings. This design, however, shows Madame Gerber's ability to design for the prevailing pared-down aesthetic of the 1920s
#2779 Beaded lace flapper dress at VintageTextile.com
Beaded Chantilly lace flapper dress.Loose fitting, straight style is softened in front with large bias-draped lapels above the waist and a draped bias skirt panel below.
Art Deco 2015: Swinging* times in Sunny Napier - The Dreamstress
*And by swinging, I mean swing dancing, of course! Another Napier Art Deco Weekend has come and gone, and another fabulous time was had by all – or at least everyone I talked to! I almost didn’t go this year, because, while I had a great time last year, it was so ungodly hot that I felt ill most of the weekend, and my memories of last year are also mixed up with how stressful it was (we took possession of our new house the day I left for Napier, and moved in three days after I got back!)…