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Pleats and pettis
on the runway!

Sent by Jean L.


 From Vogue, 15 Aug 51

From Stephen K.
Polonaise Style


Dropped waists and box pleats were "in Vogue"!

From Vogue, January, 1953


A polonaise Era bridal gown from David M.
...with pleats, to boot

More special brides


1960 precious pleats

From BB Bloomer


     Jean L. points to this site, which features many really nice videos to tickle our fancy!

Here's a little grab -
crowded pettis
with pleats! <omg>

Gerard H. has written about the above.  Apparently the video is from the now-defunct Karl's Crinie Castle website       

The pleated skirt of an Era
dance contestant



An absolutely gorgeous Galliano creation from Crinolyn
Pleats and refreshingly unique pettis       Designer area

Crinolyn continues to update her Gowns Gallery.
in a new, larger format; the latest gowns are scrumptious.



Beautiful pleated petti
from The Era

Another good example of the pains
taken then to make petticoats unique

From 'Captain Marno'


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