Mae West - I'm No Angel, 1933

Mae WestWorn at: Costume-Con 35 Historical Masquerade
Awards won: OMFG Award for Embroidery (Master), Best Presentation (Master)

I've loved this dress for ages and it's from one of my favourite Mae West films. I highly recommend it; she was a woman way ahead of her time and the movie is packed with hilarious one-liners.

The dress is crushed synthetic satin, and the kimono is chiffon that I tambour-embroidered with sequins. It took a few months...