★ The Comtesse di Castiglione’s Costume Ballgown
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★ The Comtesse di Castiglione’s Costume Ballgown

★ Ok, so this isn’t strictly ‘Historical Fashion’ so much as historical costume, but I felt compelled to show it to you, because it’s so lovely and utterly striking. It’s a French-made gown of silk satin and velvet, created for Virginia Oldoini, the… Continue reading