Monday, March 4, 2013
Fashion News for 1947
The News: Chin covering wrap-around cutaway in coffee-colored fleece lined with plaid. By Ben Gershel.
The News: Shawls over soft shoulders in tissue tweed suits by Adele Simpson.
The News: Big bertha collar on a tweed stadium greatcoat. Underneath a suit with plaid-topped dress. By David Goodstein.
The News: A back-swinging greatcoat, chin-collared to button as high as your nose. By Nettie Rosenstein.
The News: Front-pleated skirt and wind-sock neckpiece on a taffeta and wool suit. Ben Reig design by Omar Kiam.
The News: Lamp shade shapes. Black wool Dinner Suit with cording rounding out the hem; a lamp-shade tulle and taffeta hat. Hattie Carnegie.
Credits: Illustrations by Rene Bouet-Willaumez (RBW) for Vogue July 15, 1947.