Evening gown ca. Silk with silver thread, machine lace, glass beads, and tulle. Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design. This is Edwardian but its also a great upcycle idea for multilayered Lagenlook style.
This showcases the "La belle Epoque" spirit of the era during the Edwardian era. This image demonstrates the type of dress style that women wore. La belle Epoque was a period in history that lead up to WWI.
Evening dress French ca. Silk embroidery floss on silk net. Bodice lined with lightly boned taffeta has sleeves cut in T-shape kimono style. Gunmetal bead trim attached in the Luneville or tambour method.
Circa 1911 dresses: (left) - Jeanne Lanvin, embroidered silk chiffon and tulle lace with rose ornaments; (right) unknown designer - silk tulle and silk chiffon embroidered with beads, faux pearls, and gold cord embroidery on skirt.
Dress Paul Poiret, 1912 - beautiful Edwardian sleeveless gown with a cream bodice, wide red velvet waist, embroidered pink silk chiffon over gold velvet ankle-length skirt over a black velvet floor length skirt with gold trim.