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Charles Frederic Worth (1826-1895) english fashion designer whose works were produced in Paris and who is widely considered the Father of Haute Couture.

Charles Frederic Worth (1826-1895) english fashion designer whose works were produced in Paris and who is widely considered the Father of Haute Couture.

Charles Frederick Worth Dress, 1928, chiffon and sequins, Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, London.

Charles Frederick Worth Dress, 1928, chiffon and sequins, Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, London.

Sid Richardson Museum located in downtown Fort Worth features artwork by Frederic Remington and Charles Russell

Sid Richardson Museum located in downtown Fort Worth features artwork by Frederic Remington and Charles Russell

The Metropolitan Museum Art Store -  Charles Frederick Worth Bow Earrings

The Metropolitan Museum Art Store - Charles Frederick Worth Bow Earrings

Jacket bodice and cape with silk belt. Charles Worth, 1890 - 1893. Collection of Victoria and Albert Museum.

Jacket bodice and cape with silk belt. Charles Worth, 1890 - 1893. Collection of Victoria and Albert Museum.

Afternoon Dress    Charles Fredrick Worth, 1888    The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Worth dresses are my favorites.

Afternoon Dress Charles Fredrick Worth, 1888 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Worth dresses are my favorites.

Worth evening gown, 1883, printed silk moire. Via the Chicago History Museum. Far and away my favorite Worth gown.

Worth evening gown, 1883, printed silk moire. Via the Chicago History Museum. Far and away my favorite Worth gown.

Belle Époque Swirling Scroll Pattern Jacket - Jackets - Apparel - The Met Store at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Belle Époque Swirling Scroll Pattern Jacket - Jackets - Apparel - The Met Store at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

House of Worth evening ensemble 1862-65 Lilac is one of my fave colors, though the bow in back is a bit much.

House of Worth evening ensemble 1862-65 Lilac is one of my fave colors, though the bow in back is a bit much.

Replica of Empress Elisabeth of Austria's coronation gown as Queen of Hungary, ca. 1867. Designed by Charles Worth.  Sisi Museum, Hofburg Palace  I'm re-posting a few of my favorite gowns for the next several hours! Enjoy ❤️❤️❤️

Replica of Empress Elisabeth of Austria's coronation gown as Queen of Hungary, ca. 1867. Designed by Charles Worth. Sisi Museum, Hofburg Palace I'm re-posting a few of my favorite gowns for the next several hours! Enjoy ❤️❤️❤️

Charles Burchfield - when I quit my job in 2002 I took a trip down to Austin to see my friend, Tye Harvey. I stopped at as many museums as possible on the way, including Mason City, Cedar Rapids, Kansas City and as least two museums in Fort Worth and one in Austin. Burchfield kept showing up as an artist that I would see from across the room and say, "Who is that?"

Charles Burchfield - when I quit my job in 2002 I took a trip down to Austin to see my friend, Tye Harvey. I stopped at as many museums as possible on the way, including Mason City, Cedar Rapids, Kansas City and as least two museums in Fort Worth and one in Austin. Burchfield kept showing up as an artist that I would see from across the room and say, "Who is that?"

Fancy Dress Costume - “Electric Light”    Charles Fredrick Worth, 1883    The Museum of the City of New York

Fancy Dress Costume - “Electric Light” Charles Fredrick Worth, 1883 The Museum of the City of New York

Day dress, Maison Worth & Bobergh | Palais Galliera | Musée de la mode de la Ville de Paris

Day dress, Maison Worth & Bobergh | Palais Galliera | Musée de la mode de la Ville de Paris

"Transformation Dresses...The concept of a Robe à Transformation ties, in my head, to the idea of a dress wit a matched over jacket. Here is something of that ilk for Primrose to wear on a long cold dirigible ride."  1894 Carriage Ensemble  Charles Fredrick Worth,  The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Custard Protocol

"Transformation Dresses...The concept of a Robe à Transformation ties, in my head, to the idea of a dress wit a matched over jacket. Here is something of that ilk for Primrose to wear on a long cold dirigible ride." 1894 Carriage Ensemble Charles Fredrick Worth, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Custard Protocol

Fancy Dress Costume - “Electric Light”    Charles Fredrick Worth, 1883    The Museum of the City of New York

Fancy Dress Costume - “Electric Light” Charles Fredrick Worth, 1883 The Museum of the City of New York