The Top Paris Designer Dresses of 1954

What were the ‘must have’ dresses in 1954 ? –

 1950s fashion report for – originally published by L’officiel-de-la-mode examines the spring /summer gowns from Christian Dior, Hubert Givenchy, Jean Patou and Jean Desses and Jacques Fath.


Silk pea stone dress by Hubert de Givenchy. Already very summery, this dress is printed in scarf. The neck is adorned with an eyelet asked unexpectedly. Short sleeves and gathered skirt give it a youthful look. Note the belt that crosses smoothly and the boater hat with an undulating edge.


Christian Dior’s great flexibility characterizes this organdy dress with polka dots. His tie sailor gives the gown a note of originality. A leather belt holds the fullness of the skirt and mark the size.


A great take-summer boat clears the shoulders of this Christian Dior dinner dress in black faille (silk) .The bust and waist menus are opposed to the skirt whose magnitude is given by very large folds.


Jacques Fath.The small round neckline of this black dress plunges low enough in the back and is adorned with a little bow.The skirt has a flexible scope accused by large claws and thrown back.


Jean Patou.A double belt ribbon marks the size of this dress .The square neckline closes with a button down to the bottom of the skirt.


Jean Desses.A royal blue chiffon silk from  Bianchini-Férier was chosen for this cross bodice dress.The skirt has an interesting bowling.



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  1. Did they have photoshop back then? Because the waists on all of these – but particularly the Christian Dior black dinner dress – are close to impossible!
    But they are all so stunning and perfect, they almost bring me to tears.

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