A traveling suit, coat, and skirt, designed by Jacques Doucet (1853-1929), c. 1892-97. from The Victoria & Albert Museum Collections
Doucet Dress - 1906-7 - by Jacques Doucet (French, 1853-1929) - Silk - @~ Watsonette
Well, hello, lovely... Silk dress ~ by Jacques Doucet (1853-1929) ~ Paris ~ 1907
Dress (Ball Gown) Jacques Doucet (French, Paris 1853–1929 Paris) 1898–1900
Evening Dress, Jacques Doucet (French, Paris 1853–1929 Paris): 1906-1907, French, silk.
Evening coat, c. 1920, by Mariano Fortuny. From the collections of the Charleston Museum.
1964 Coco Chanel suit via The Victoria & Albert Museum.
Ball gown, Jacques Doucet, 1898-1900. Silk and metal. Ball gown, Jacques Doucet, 1898-1900. Silk and metal. This ball gown is simple in design, yet extravagant by the choice of materials. The sheer overlayer is enhanced by the solid lamé underlayers and a sense of luxury is added by the hidden lace flounce at the hem. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The way we were.
View from the Terrace of Old Somerset House by Paul Sandby, before 1775. Victoria and Albert Museum
Dress (Ball Gown) Jacques Doucet (French, Paris 1853–1929 Paris) Date: ca. 1902 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal
Ball gown Jacques Doucet (French, Paris 1853–1929 Paris) Date: 1898–1902 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal, linen
Day ensemble by Jacques Doucet, circa 1920-1923. Wool and silk with glass paillets. The Metropolitan Museum of Art says that Doucet "borrowed the energetic emblems of Cubism as devices for fashion. ... The cape's exaggerated asymmetry affords an exciting equilibrium, as does the dialogue between the forms of the pleated skirt and the flat blouse."
The panel over the mantle painted by Rex Whistler c 1932 in the Chinese Bedroom, 12 N Audley Street, London. Photo from Victoria Albert Museum.
Evening Dress by Yves Saint Laurent, 1985 from the Victoria & Albert Museum
‘Torsion’ chair, designed and made by Brian Long, 1971. Photography: Victoria and Albert Museum, courtesy of Brian Long
mid-18th century armchair in the Victoria and Albert collections
The collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum encompasses a large collection of costumes from the London theater, including these two creations by “Wilhelm” (William Charles Pitcher) for productions in the 1890s: Holly personified, with Mistletoe and alone.