Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Tailored Evening Wear, 1940

Supper at La Rue
Jewel tones for late night snacking.  Left:  Silk jersey from Milgrim.  Right:  Prune crepe by Henri Bendel.

Seeing Cole Porter's newest musical hit, "Panama Hattie"
Quiet elegance for the theatre by Henri Bendel.  Coat of Stroock'e camel's-hair lined with cerise and green taffeta, beige crepe dress.

Illustration Credits:  Rene Bouet-Willaumez for Vogue, 1940

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