Vintage Design and Inspiration
Gallery of Past Designs
Monday, November 12, 2012
Shades of Red, 1949
Venetian red velvet suit, scarf, and hat. Suit by Adele Simpson. Jewels by Van Cleef & Arpels.
Guava red wool suit, challis blouse, bowler hat; all by Christian Dior.
Photo by Coffin
Tomato red worn with black: rayon velvet dinner skirt, black wool jersey beaded top. By Larry Aldrich. Love the surprise of the fabulous shaped hat!
Photo by Horst
Ruby red all the way: French silk velvet, street-length suit by Kraus. Jewels by Van Cleef & Arpels.
Source: Vogue, September 1, 1949.
The Couture Touch
1940's day suit
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