Chartreuse taffeta evening dress by House of Patou, French, In marketing company A. Tenney Associates commissioned French couturiers to design clothing that featured Estron, a new synthetic fiber developed by Tennessee Eastman Corporation.
Evening dress, French, Metallic sky blue print silk and ivory satin. Heavily beaded and embroidered. Asymmetric lace bodice and sleeves; rhinestone accents and dotted net collar. Rose appliquéd draped-back train. Timeless Vixen Vintage/Etsy by
fashioninhistory: Evening Dress (Detail) Balmain Spring/Summer 1957 Lady Gladwyn was the wife of the British Ambassador to Paris from 1954 to She hosted the state visit of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in April