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Charles James

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 "American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection," May Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Costume Institute. "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," May 2014 Charles James, Vintage Gowns, Mode Vintage, Vintage Outfits, Dresses Elegant, Pretty Dresses, 1940s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Edwardian Fashion

Charles James | Ribbon | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Brooklyn Museum. "American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection," May 7, 2010–August 1, 2010.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Costume Institute. "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," May 8, 2014–August 10, 2014

Evening dress Charles James 1952 Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles James, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Clothing, Moda Vintage, Vintage Mode, 1950s Style, 1950s Fashion, Vintage Fashion

Charles James | Evening dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Designer: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Date: 1952. Culture: American. Medium: silk. Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Colle...

This dress has pockets! "Charles James dress ca. 1950 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art" Charles James, 1950s Style, Moda Vintage, Vintage Mode, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Clothing, 1950s Dresses, 1950s Fashion

Charles James | Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

~Burgundy silk party dress, made in 1950 by designer Charles James.

Charles James produced some of the most memorable garments ever made. Charles James, Edwardian Fashion, 1940s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Evening Skirts, Ball Gowns Evening, 1920s Dress, Flapper Dresses, Costume Collection

Charles James | Evening skirt | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Burgundy silk dress, Charles James (back view) Many of his pieces are conceived asymmetrically and possess a sense of movement and vitality that is a signature characteristic of his work. Charles James, 1940s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Jackie Kennedy, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Costume Collection, Costume Institute

Cocktail dress 1950

© 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved. Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954.

Just off runway, a model in Charles James ballgown looks over music (Bach) to be performed at Fashion Guild Award show, photo by Eliot Elisofon, October 1950 Charles James, Moda Vintage, Vintage Love, Vintage Photos, Vintage Glam, Vintage Bridal, Bill Cunningham, People Reading, Woman Reading

Days Gone By

Evening dress designed by Charles James (1906-1978). He was well known as a Prom/Ball dress designer. About the dress: long and spectacular gowns, cage skirt inside. In this time with a dress like this it seem like he didn't really care about the New look lol. -photo taken by Eliot Elisofo - I pinned this pic because it bring me back to 1900s my favorite decade =))

Evening dress Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Date: 1949 Culture: American Medium: silk. Charles James, 1940s Fashion, Timeless Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Outfits, Designer Evening Dresses, Costume Collection, Fashion Designer

Charles James | Evening dress | American | The Met

Back View Evening dress Designer: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1949 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 1/2 in. (156.2 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Erik Lee Preminger in memory of his mother, Gypsy Rose Lee, 1993

The inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Costume Institute examines the career of the legendary twentieth-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James Charles James, 1940s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, House Of Worth, Fashion Designer, Costume Institute

Charles James: Beyond Fashion

“Charles James: Beyond Fashion” First Floor Gallery View #CharlesJames

Now THAT is a little black dress!---Evening dress Evening dress Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Date: Culture: American. 1930s Fashion, Fashion Moda, Look Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Design, Edwardian Fashion, Dress Fashion, Korean Fashion, Fashion Ideas

Charles James | Evening dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Charles James, Infanta dress c. 1952 This dress is called Infanta, or sometimes Williamsburg, referring to skirts worn at two different times in history. Infanta was a title used by royal women in the seventeenth century Spanish court, whose wide. Charles James, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Clothing, Moda Fashion, 1950s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, 1950s Style

Fripperies and Fobs

“Infanta” by Charles James, 1952 From the Chicago History Museum Flickr