Advent Calendar – Day Three

3 December 2013

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Evening dress, House of Worth, 1902. Photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute, New York.

Wow, this month really seems to be going by in a flash, doesn’t it! Anyway, behind the third window (you’ll have to use your imaginations for this!) of the Madame Guillotine advent calendar there lurks one of the finest examples of the design genius that was the House of Worth. Isn’t this divine? Okay, it probably wasn’t the most comfortable of dresses to wear but who cares when you look this good?

I’m a big Worth fan (who isn’t?) so there may well be a few more of their dresses to look forward to over the next couple of weeks!

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