Classic Glamour - 1951

1951 - Navy blue and white pleated cotton and organdy dress designed by Jacques Fath. Photo by Philippe Pottier.

Christian Dior Dress, 1954

Couture Allure Vintage Fashion: Christian Dior Fringed Dress - 1958 (I think this dres is amazingly gorgeous)

The gorgeous necklines of the 1950s

50 Classy People From The Past Who Remind Us What "Cool" Really Means! (this picture is gorgeous necklines of the

Grace Kelly. the hat, sunnies and simple sleeveless A-line dress is the epitome of class and simplicity.

Grace Kelly & Prince Rainier - the hat, sunnies & simple sleeveless A-line dress is the epitome of class & simplicity.

Harper’s Bazaar, September 1953

Harper’s Bazaar January 1957 - Photo by John Engstead, vintage summer- beach day with val

audrey hepburn

Breakfast at Tiffanys. From hats to sunglasses, to togas and tiaras Holly Golightly had an iconic style. Her Sing-Sing hat was my favorite. How could Thursdays be gruesome with an outfit as stunning as that?

Vintage Cartier advertisement, circa 1950 Photography Jean Larivière

Cats in Campaigns

From a sleek leopard peering through a Cartier window to Naomi Campbell striking a fierce feline pose, cats have had a longstanding relationship with the world of fashion and advertising. AnOther considers the animal's enduring appeal.

Carmen Dell'Orefice wearing a straw hat from Mr John's 'Directoire' collection for spring/summer 1956.

Carmen Dell Orefice is wearing a straw hat called "Country Weekend" from Mr. John's 'Directoire' collection for spring and summer

A “sautoir,” or a long, glamourous necklace that is punctuated in a large anchoring fixture such as a tassel, was a high-end staple of the 20s. The silhouette is evoked in this Cartier piece from 1928 worn over a black Chanel dress.

Photos: Predicting the Roaring 20s Fashion on Downton Abbey Season Three—Including Mary’s Wedding Dress

Balenciaga 1955 Evening Dress Cartier Jewels

red evening cocktail dress full skirt long sleeves Couture Allure Vintage Fashion: How to Wear Red - 1955 Balenciaga

Bettina is wearing an ensemble by Jeanne Lanvin, Paris, 1951. Photo by Gordon Parks.

Paris Fashion Model showing off elegant white organdy shirt featuring huge folded cuffs w. black skirt by Lavin-Castillo. Location: Paris, France Taken: February 1951 Photographer: Gordon Parks