Capucine - Café de la Paix, Paris, 1952

Capucine at Cafe de la Paix, Paris, 1952 - photo by Georges Dambier. The gloves! The hat!

March 1950, a cocoa Milan straw sailor hat, banded with grosgrain. Photo by Clifford Coffin.

photo Clifford Coffin: March 1950 Model is wearing a cocoa Milan straw sailor hat, banded with grosgrain and jacket of complimentary colors.


June 1956 Model is wearing a white cotton pique dress by Teena Paige, patent leather belt by Elegant, gloves by Superb and pearl earrings and bracelet by Marvella. Image by © Condé Nast Archive/Corbis

Pierre Balmain, 1950 - 1950's dress styles gained popularity with the creation of Dior's postwar "New Look" in 1947.

Pierre Balmain, 1950 - dress styles gained popularity with the creation of Dior's postwar "New Look" in In when Dior left the army, he joined the fashion house of Lucien Lelong, where he and Pierre Balmain were the primary designers.

Natalia Vodianova reading in train station. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz American Vogue, February 2010


outfit inspiration #4

New for Spring from Boden. I like the dress with leather belt and sandals and cardigan. (I don't like to wear sleeveless). Comes in print but I like the black, classy. Remember the belt idea

Photographed by Constantin Joffe in 1945

Constantin Joffé, American Vogue, September 1945 © 1945 Condé Nast ( Now that Class the whole Outfit!

Model in Sophisticated Gray by Conde Nast Store at Gilt

Model is wearing a two-piece slate blue dress by Heatherlane in McBratney Irish linen. Photograph by Leombruno-Bodi. Guatemala, May

animal print

Top knot with bow, lace dress, leopard shoes and handbag - Atlantic-Pacific animalier, Fashion Hermans // I love neutrals.

she's very timeless in black and white fashion with statement necklace - - classic and timeless style! It's a pretty.

(Just Elegant miss those days) Perfect hair make-up with camel outfit and tea! she's so timeless and classy


Ralph Lauren Photography by Chris Allerton Ralph Lauren at Highclere Castle Ralph Lauren recently held a private fashion show at Highclere Castle where the TV series Downton Abbey was filmed. Photography by Chris Allerton courtesy of Ralph Lauren