Ball gown, possibly Italian, circa 1869. Ivory-colored linen with printed coral branches, bordered in red satin and black lace. Photo: Antonio Quattrone. Collection Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti.
What the grownups are wearing in London: the fabulously silver haired Professor Wendy Dagworthy, head of Fashion at the Royal College of Art, wears a black Alpaca coat designed by her friend and colleague English designer Betty Jackson, Cos dress and Betty Jackson “ruffly thing” with gleaming gold brogues from Zara, Prada bag, and her signature armful of bracelets and jet earrings. Photograph by Jane de Teliga