Dress in ivory silk crêpe embroidered with silver coloured paillettes; par Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975), ca. 1945. Collection Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti. All rights reserved. Photo: Gabinetto fotografico SBAS, Mario Carrieri.

Dress in ivory silk crêpe embroidered with silver coloured paillettes; par Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975), ca. 1945. Collection Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti. All rights reserved. Photo: Gabinetto fotografico SBAS, Mario Carrieri.

Evening gown, Vionnet, 1929. Black and silver silk chiffon. Les Arts Décoratifs via Europeana Collections

Evening gown, Vionnet, 1929. Black and silver silk chiffon. Les Arts Décoratifs via Europeana Collections

Madeleine Vionnet, French,1930 Silk, cotton Evening dress Just like strapless gowns, backless gowns became a thing as more people became comfortable with their bodies. This style was a new sexy style that permitted minimal undergarments. Most reach to right above the waist, while some extreme designs reached down below the waist.

Madeleine Vionnet, French,1930 Silk, cotton Evening dress Just like strapless gowns, backless gowns became a thing as more people became comfortable with their bodies. This style was a new sexy style that permitted minimal undergarments. Most reach to right above the waist, while some extreme designs reached down below the waist.

Dress, Attributed to Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris): 1928, French, silk, metal, glass.

Dress, Attributed to Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris): 1928, French, silk, metal, glass.

Dress, Evening  Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)  Date: fall/winter 1929–30

Dress, Evening Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Date: fall/winter 1929–30

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