"Carmel" silk satin evening dress , Christian Dior haute couture, Spring/Summer 1953, ex armarium Deborah Devonshire. From the House Style exhibition at Chatsworth.
(Those with their own posh libraries traditionally place bookplates in the inside cover of each book saying "ex libris [name]", meaning "from the library of." And armarium is Latin for closet. I just made that up but I think it should be de rigeur, it's so gloriously pretentious.) sequin prom dresses 2019