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Sleeveless Collection

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Flapper on Bonnet 1927

Flapper on Bonnet 1927
A girl on a bonnet: wears a skimpy sleeveless white drop waist dress hitched up to expose her thighs, T-bar shoes, a cloche hat & a scarf a la Isadora Duncan

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Three German Sunlovers

Three German Sunlovers
One-piece bathing costumes for men & women. His is striped, the ladys ones have V -necks & short legs. The lady in the sleeveless costume wears bathing shoes or espadrilles

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Autumn fashions, Evening Dress

Autumn fashions, Evening Dress
Evening wear fashions for 1916 showing two elegant ladies modelling sleeveless, plunge back gowns with high waists and full skirts typical of the World War One period

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Coco Chanel in her own designs

Coco Chanel in her own designs
Coco Chanel in the garden of her hotel in the Faubourg St. Honore in a cardigan suit made with a sleeveless jumper of her own design. Date: 1929

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Woman in flapper dress 1923

Woman in flapper dress 1923
Soft georgette evening gown, with cross-over bodice, edged with narrow band of self-coloured satin. Two flat panels appeared at the front and back of the skirt

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Evening Dress 1922

Evening Dress 1922
Sleeveless, slash neck Chinese or orientally inspired black dress by Worth with red tassel detail which with the horizontal & vertical drapery draws attention to the hips

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Veet advertisement, 1926

Veet advertisement, 1926
Advertisement for Veet hair removal cream from 1926 - don t let disfiguring growths of superfluous hair destroy your charm and daintiness any longer

Background imageSleeveless Collection: 1960s crimplene fashion

1960s crimplene fashion
Models wear outfits in crimplene by Lapidus of Sweden. Date: 1966

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Three daytime outfits by Drecoll, Poiret and Jenny

Three daytime outfits by Drecoll, Poiret and Jenny
Three women in the latest day wear. On the left, a black scoop neck dress with large red rose to the side, by Drecoll. In the middle, a white, red and black print dress and black coat

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Hiking Outfits Advert

Hiking Outfits Advert
Advert for Lang & Norton, specialists in British made hiking outfits, including sensible walking shoes, khaki drill shorts and natty sleeveless pullovers

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Evening Dress / Worth 1922

Evening Dress / Worth 1922
Dusky pink evening gown in a bold printed fabric with a low scooped neckline revealing a sleeveless grey bodice beneath. The skirt is draped up over one hip

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Evening Dress / Doucet

Evening Dress / Doucet
Doucet sleeveless Empire-line tunic dress: bouillonnee / puffing at the hem, a gathered tunic with beaded fringing; worn with a vibrantly patterned fur-trimmed coat

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Beach Dress

Beach Dress
A perfect outfit for the seaside: sleeveless dress with fitted bodice, bow detail, 3/4 length skirt with contrasting fringing, strappy sandals, straw hat & bucket bag

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Two Teenage Girls

Two Teenage Girls

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Summer Happening at Harvey Nichols

Summer Happening at Harvey Nichols
Shoot for Harvey Nichols - Summer Fashions ('Summer Happening') - simple sleeveless fashion dress with psychedelic floral print Date: circa late 1960s

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Summer Happening at Harvey Nichols

Summer Happening at Harvey Nichols
Shoot for Harvey Nichols - Summer Fashions ('Summer Happening') - button-fronted sleeveless dress with tie belt Date: circa late 1960s

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Summer Happening at Harvey Nichols

Summer Happening at Harvey Nichols
Shoot for Harvey Nichols - Summer Fashions ('Summer Happening') - simple white full-length sleeveless dress Date: circa late 1960s

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Model with collie dog outside National Gallery, London

Model with collie dog outside National Gallery, London
Model in sleeveless summer dress with a pet bearded collie dog outside the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square (with St. Martin's in the Field Church in background). Date: late 1950s

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Client: John Craig - Knitwear shoot

Client: John Craig - Knitwear shoot - September 7, 1966 (2/2) Date: 1966

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Riviera fashion on the Victoria Embankment, London

Riviera fashion on the Victoria Embankment, London
Woman in a wide-brimmed hat and sleeveless outfit strolling along the Embankment during a heat wave in July 1932. The Sphere comments on the fashions in London giving the city " the atmosphere

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Advert for Peter Robinson womens evening gowns 1925

Advert for Peter Robinson womens evening gowns 1925
Sleeveless evening gowns made from taffeta. 1925

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Five fashions from the 1960s. From l-r: Sleeveless plum

Five fashions from the 1960s. From l-r: Sleeveless plum and mustard contrasting wool crepe dress by Tony Armstrong; Long-sleeved black voile dress with white paving stone pattern from Wallis; Printed

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Vampish femme fatale in a sleeveless, decollete gown worn with a shawl, floral corsage

Vampish femme fatale in a sleeveless, decollete gown worn with a shawl, floral corsage, beads & a Merry Widow style hat employs her womanly charms on a victem. Date: 1910

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Dress - Pearls 1929

Dress - Pearls 1929
A vibrant floral print, sleeveless dress with matching shoes. The skirt of the dress is covered with a coordinating gold & black shawl. Pearls complete the look. Date: 1929

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Woman and little boy in a fashion illustration

Woman and little boy in a fashion illustration
A woman with a little boy. She is wearing a narrow, pleated skirt, a Japonaise silk blouse, a short, sleeveless tunic and a sash

Background imageSleeveless Collection: The Northwestern High School Basketball Team 1913-1914

The Northwestern High School Basketball Team 1913-1914. Date: circa 1914

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Young lady in evening gown by Paul Poiret

Young lady in evening gown by Paul Poiret
Young lady wearing a sleeveless evening gown of grey velvet with embroidered silver pattern, with a long lightweight sheer dress scarf draped around her neck and arm, by Paul Poiret. 1924

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Two women in evening dresses by Paul Poiret

Two women in evening dresses by Paul Poiret
Two women in sleeveless evening dresses by Paul Poiret. On the left, blue with silver design. On the right, pink with a frill at the hip. 1924

Background imageSleeveless Collection: German Costume of 1400

German Costume of 1400
Ornately patterned, short, sleeveless super-tunics worn over doublets & chain-mail. Footwear: buskins or soled hose. Headdress: hoods or caps. NB: pouch & cloak with brooch. Date: 1400

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Italian Costumes C15Th

Italian Costumes C15Th
Italian costume: gown with hanging sleeves & laced across the kirtle bodice; gown with large sleeves ornamented with bows. Man: fur-trimmed jacket & sleeveless, hooded garment. Date: 15th century

Background imageSleeveless Collection: German Nobles C. 1425

German Nobles C. 1425
Man: sleeveless, fur-lined & trimmed loose fitting garment, hose, piked shoes (cracowes) & a dagged cap. Woman: long mantle with a dagged border. Date: circa 1425

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Fashions by Dior and Worth

Fashions by Dior and Worth
In the background is a two-piece by Dior of silk shantung dyed to a mandarin colour. The pleated skirt is mounted on a chemise top and worn with a sleeveless bodice trimmed with matching bows

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Evening Dress / Poiret

Evening Dress / Poiret
Tunic dress by Paul Poiret: tubular skirt in a green spiral motif print, bronze coloured sleeveless tunic worn with a belt across the hips. Accessories: armlets & pearls

Background imageSleeveless Collection: 1920s woman admiring her shoes

1920s woman admiring her shoes
1920s woman seated admiring her shoes. 1927

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Hon Mrs Richard Norton wearing a Schiaparelli outfit, 1937

Hon Mrs Richard Norton wearing a Schiaparelli outfit, 1937
Mrs Richard Norton modelling an enchanting ensemble from Schiaparelli, which consists of a short, fitted jacket of tweed in a dull shade of pink and a dress of brown wool with a sleeveless bodice

Background imageSleeveless Collection: French womens fashion 1926

French womens fashion 1926
Three-piece blue and white afternoon dress in crepe by Worth. Chiffon sun dress by Bernard. Date: 1926

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Advert for Marshall & Snelgrove frilly dress 1938

Advert for Marshall & Snelgrove frilly dress 1938
Like a petal of a flower, frills, frills, frills... even at the demure neckline. Woman wearing a full length Christmas party evening dress with frills around neckline and from the hips down. 1938

Background imageSleeveless Collection: State Habits of C14Th

State Habits of C14Th
State Habits: cote-hardie with fitchets & long tippets to the sleeves, sideless surcote worn over a kirtle, tabard style sleeveless surcote with side slits. 14th century

Background imageSleeveless Collection: German - Italian Dress

German - Italian Dress
Woman: barbette & fillet. Man: tabard style sleeveless surcote, tunic, mantle fastened with cord. Italian students wear voluminous gowns & a fur-lined surcote. 13th century

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Prince, Noble, Page C14

Prince, Noble, Page C14
Prince: gipon (doublet), soled & piked hose, knightly-girdle, dagged mantle. Noble: shoulder cape, hood & cloak. Page: wide short sleeveless tunic with side vents, funnel sleeves. Date: 14th century

Background imageSleeveless Collection: German Costume C. 1515

German Costume C. 1515
German townspeople of the early 16th century. He wears a sleeveless gown possibly with a fur collar & his gathered shirt front is visible. The ladys sleeves have panes Date: circa 1515

Background imageSleeveless Collection: At Dressmakers 1913

At Dressmakers 1913
A dressmaker adjusts the hem of a tango skirt which is worn with a backless, sleeveless tunic & striped sash. A gentleman holds her fur- trimmed mantle. Date: 1913

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Elegant Evening Dress

Elegant Evening Dress
Back view of a dress in heavy crepe-satin with gored skirt trimmed with skunk fur at the hem & with an unusual segmented back detail to the bodice with triangular shaped voids. Date: 1930s

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Fashions / Lefranco 1892

Fashions / Lefranco 1892
Tartan blouse, gigot sleeves, sleeveless bolero with passementerie. High necked lace blouse, coat bodice with long basques simulating an over-skirt, gored skirt. Date: 1892

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Ball Dress 1899

Ball Dress 1899
Gold low cut gown with shoulder straps (tied into bows), roses worn on the corsage, draped lace edge panel to the skirt, lace applique & purple ruched trim Date: 1899

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Social / French Party 1931

Social / French Party 1931
Two evening dresses by Philippe Rodier: one in dark green with a gored skirt and diamond buckle on one hip; the other is in pale blue. Date: April 1931

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Officers of State C14Th

Officers of State C14Th
Officers of State in super- tunics including a garnache with cape-like sleeves, garde- corp & a sleeveless version with placket or fitchet. N.B Hoods with liripipes. Date: 14th century

Background imageSleeveless Collection: Capes and coats 1933

Capes and coats 1933
Two models wearing fashionable outdoor wear; (left) Sleeveless coat for the summer that is very effective contrast, with the dress showing on the sleeves



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