Thursday, July 9, 2015

Model in hat by Paulette de la Bruyère, photo by Willy Maywald, Paris, 1946

Model in evening headdress of coiled feathers by Paulette, photo by Willy Maywald, 1946

Model in wedding dress called "Massenet" by Christian Dior from his Spring/Summer Collection 1950, photo by Willy Maywald, Paris.

Photographer Richard Avedon sits with Harper's Bazaar's Carmel Snow at Dior's fashion show, photo by Willy Maywald, 1950

Grecian-inspired draped evening gown by Lucien Lelong, photo by Willy Maywald, 1946

Model in evening gown by Jean Dessès, photo by Willy Maywald, Paris, 1950

Model in tulle and lace evening gown by Jean Dessès, photo by Willy Maywald, Paris, 1950

Fluid draped dresses by Jean Dessès, illustrated by René Gruau, L'Officiel, Summer 1947

Monday, July 6, 2015

Audrey in Givenchy’s one-shoulder flame of mauve-and-silver lamé, shoes by Charles Jourdan, photo by William Klein, Vogue August 1966

Dorothea McGowan in Chanel's suit of white knit wool trimmed in navy blue with Brandenburg-style closures, topped with matching knit boater, photo by William Klein on the banks of the Seine, Vogue France, 1960

Antonia in Yves Saint Laurent, photo by William Klein, Paris 1962

Dorothea McGowan in an Yves Saint Laurent classic, photo by William Klein, 1962

Dorothea McGowan in red wool double-breasted suit with a marine blue shantung blouse, Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer Collection 1962, photo by William Klein.

Antonia, Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer Collection 1964, photo by William Klein.

Evening gowns by Dior, shoes by Roger Vivier, coiffure by Alexandre, photo by William Klein, French Vogue, March 1960

Mary McLaughlin in Chanel's tweed suit with matching hat and handbag, photo by William Klein, Vogue 1957

Evelyn Tripp and unidentified model in evening dresses by Yves Saint Laurent, photo by William Klein, 1960