After 50 years of residing in a bathroom, in the Blue House, the garments seem to have taken on their own aquatic feel--that's how I see them, anyway. Of course there are obvious references; this sea-green swimsuit to the right, for instance:
But look how the fingers of these gloves float like algae underwater:
And this corset, attached to a skirt, reminds me of a deep-sea diver:
(This is the cover of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, which also engages both fashion and the ocean.)
Detail of a porthole?
And finally, these stunning cat's eye glasses. Certainly cats are notoriously suspicious of water, but aren't these glasses all the better to sea with?