Tartan empire dress! The 1820s ushered in the start of the craze for all things Scottish, led by the King himself, that would be taken to extreme lengths by Queen Victoria in the 1850s and beyond…here’s a tartan Evening Dress, with elaborately appliqued sleeves and a slightly more restrained hem
Evening gown ca. 1900s. Silk. Scoop neck trimmed with lace & beading around collar. Lace cascades down left side. Beading down left side & across lower waistline that leads to 2 panels in back with detailed beading. Front is 24" higher than back. Sleeves are 3/4 length & slightly gathered with lace at cuffs. Boned bodice plus built-in corset that has hook & eyes in back. Dress closes with many hook & eyes in back. xtabayvintage/etsy
Takashi Aoki; The image is a garment by Aoki which uses knitting and crocheting to create a bright and bold statement piece. It uses similar shapes and colour to that of the selected concept and there is a interesting variation of depth and textures that are at play throughout the garment.