Columnar dresses are coming, but not yet arrived in 1908 when Lafayette took this photo of Lady Edina. Her dress has two bertha - one of lace doubling as epaulettes and the other of plain material above it knotted below her neckline.
Afternoon dress, Jeanne Paquin, Summer 1910. Ivory tulle embroidered tone on tone with a sprinkling of small and large laurel wreaths in relief. Square neckline in front, deep V in back. Elbow-length sleeves; black satin belt tied into knot. Thierry de Maigret Auctions
Navy blue silk satin Edwardian bodice has fully boned foundation. Neckline filled by lace partlet decorated with soutache; bottom of sleeves match this trim. Has belt and is trimmed with navy blue wool flannel. Lined with black cotton batiste. Dep't of Dramatic Art, Univ. of NC/Chapel Hill
Dress, 1902. Pink silk lined with white silk. Bodice embroidered with Art Nouveau-style pink roses, pale green winding stems, and leaves in heavy silk thread. Neckline insert of embroidered yellow tulle with tassels. Empire style, piped waist. Slit sleeves. National Museum of Finland