The Best Gowns from The Most In-Demand Wedding Dress Designers
Evening Gown (image 4) | House of Worth | France; Paris | undated | velvet | Augusta Auctions | November 16, 2016
Sequin and Chiffon Ball Gown, c.1905-10
Eowyn Green Gown 1 by ~Lady--Eowyn on deviantART
Court dresses belonging to Grand Duchesses Olga Nikolaevna and Tatiana Nikolaevna, O. N. Bulbenkova's Workshop, St. Petersburg, 1913. Satin, tulle, velvet, artificial flowers, artificial pearls. State Hermitage Museum, via Ghosts of Imperial Russia on Tumblr. Whereas there are minor differences between the two extant gowns, the 1913 photo by Boissannas et Eggler of St. Petersburg shows Olga (left) and Tatiana (right) wearing virtually identical gowns. CLICK THROUGH FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES…
Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Bulbenkova (?), St. Petersburg, Russia. Late 19th to early 20th centuries. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread. State Hermitage Museum (links: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1263422/?lng=en, http://www.hermitageline.ru/ru/blog/view/bal). Other photos are via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.
From a collection of gowns found in a Boston attic and owned by the granddaughter of the founder of Tiffany. | French Couture Pale Blue Day Dress, probably 1930s
Dress belonging to Empress Maria Fyodorovna, by the fashion house of Charles Worth, Paris, 1890s. Velvet, satin, lace, silk and metal thread. The dress comes with two bodices - one for evening, the other for day (shown here). State Hermitage Museum, via Tea Time at Winter Palace's Tumblr. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.
Circa 1908 plum velvet cut to chiffon gown by Charles Worth, Paris. Via Augusta Auctions.