High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

"High Style" comes to The Legion of Honor and it's definitely worth seeing for fashion lovers and history buffs alike. 

"Gowns, accessories, and other looks by the most influential designers of the last one hundred years—including Chanel, Givenchy, Dior, and Charles James—trace the evolution of fashion in the 20th century. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations during the decades between 1910 and 1980."

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If you haven't had a chance to see the exhibit yet, I urge you to do so right now. It's showing at The Legion of Honor until July 19th. 

Until then, I couldn't help but take photos of pretty much everything — they were just that beautiful. Scroll through and enjoy!  

 1936 Sally Victor, red fur felt hat with green rayon jersey band. 

1936 Sally Victor, red fur felt hat with green rayon jersey band. 

Elsa Schiaparelli necklaces.

If you're familiar with photographer Cecil Beaton's work (shown below), you'll know how amazingly beautiful Charles James' gowns are. They are a total structural masterpiece. 

  Charles James Gowns by Cecil Beaton 1948

Charles James Gowns by Cecil Beaton 1948

Learn more about High Style here.