OMG that dress!
In ancient Egypt, leopard skins were worn by sem priests, the high priests of the god Ptah. Leopards were extinct in Egypt by the time of the New Kingdom, but trade from the kingdom of Nubia still...
Louise Brooks, world wide celebrity, in a kimono
Louise Brooks was a world wide celebrity. Here she is -- an American movie star dressed in a Japanese kimono, as depicted in a Spanish publication..
Day ensemble, Lanvin, 1923. Embroidered jacket with deep V-neck, worn over a softly pleated skirt. A large brimmed hat and a double rope of beads complete the outfit. Photo: Getty Images