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.

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