Thursday, December 24, 2015

FABULOUS FORTIES FASHION






Day-with-the-grandson costume by Fred Greenberg - feather toque, long gloves, sables, cultured pearls.

Photography: Norman Parkinson










wrap it up!



Dior's mink fullness, sharply belted












Paris: The bulky coat

Desses' immense black fox, crossed stole collar; peaked velvet hat












Sheila-Lynn cape-collared coat dress ...Harold Rubin black fox muff, ropes of cultured pearls with ropes of pseudo pearls all by La Tausca









In The Plot: The Blonde Bag
by Nettie Rosenstein











The Beautiful Accessory: The Long Glove










The Devil's In The Details


Important dress; important colour - one of the deep definite reds that have helped build many a beauty's reputation as a beauty. Made to order in Couturier No. 525 photographed by Norman Parkinson at the Terrace Room, Hotel Plaza










Spectacular: The bold, bare, short evening dress with pailletted bodice, tulle tunic, vamp skirt. Worn with a hat and chandelier earrings. Jacques Fath, winner of the 1949 Neiman Marcus fashion award.










Paris


Long, a tradition - Balmain, Desses, Lanvin - pale and sweeping for a ball










The Ball Dress - Long and Blue






Vogue September 1949
Autumn Fashions
New York, Paris


the forties at devodotcom

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