1953 Pierre Balmain. This image shows what Balmain gowns looked like in the 50's and how these designs have evolved.
Pierre Balmain vintage gown, 1953...I would love to work this out with a border print and some embellishment....
1955 Pierre Balmain
Pierre Balmain ball gown and matching evening coat | France, Autumn-Winter 1955 | Kerry Taylor Auctions
An important Pierre Balmain ball gown and matching evening coat, Autumn/Winter 1955
1954 Pierre Balmain
Pierre Balmain couture from 1960s, pale green gazar ball gown with crystal jewelled embroidered panel, labelled and numbered 136 76 2, with matching jewelled stole.
1958 Pierre Balmain chose this fluid white rayon jersey for for his draped evening gown accented with black velvet bow
1950, Pierre Balmain for L'Officiel (in the era of tiny waists)