Bias cut dresses were invented by Madaline Vionet from 1920s and there are 3 kind of evening dresses became very popular in 1930s, when women want to have a feminine look,the dress were backless, and the bodices were slightly bloused, dresses length were floor-length or below the ankle. Im very interesting because we are wearing the same trend from 80 years ago and how far this time period 's designers can see
Dress, Norman Hartnell, 1924-1926. This embroidered satin dress in a Chinese style is one of Norman Hartnell's earliest known designs. Hartnell opened his couture house in Mayfair in 1923 and rapidly gained a reputation for making exquisite evening gowns. There is a strong streak of theatricality in all his clothes and Hartnell began his design career working for the theatre. He continued to design lavish gowns for actresses to wear on and off the stage throughout his life.