Thursday, September 16, 2010

That's so Last Century!


The dress this woman is wearing, as she hangs a poster in Greenwich Village, could be a piece in any modern New York girl's closet. And the photo was taken in the 1920s. That dress would be almost 100 years old today, and I don't think anyone would bat an eye if you wore it out for drinks in today's Greenwich Village.

In fact, I don't think anyone would bat an eye if a dress like that came down the runway at Fashion Week . . . on a model like Karlie Kloss . . . at a Marc Jacobs' show . . . in a Spring 2011 Ready-to-Wear collection, for example . . .



I guess some pieces really are timeless . . .


(Flapper photo from the Hulton Archive, Marc Jacobs Spring 2011 runway photo from Style.com)




6 comments:

Sergio said...

Call me crazy, but I like the one from the 20s way more.....

The Photodiarist said...

The only things that gives me a clue about the era in the first photo are the shoes.

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claudia said...

this dress is timeless glam and cute
i definitely like it :)
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c'est freak, le chic said...

That's what I love about fashion...it's ability to re-discover old designs and make them fabulous again.

Young Things said...

agreez
-Nicky
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