Monday, November 20, 2017

Isabella Albonico is wearing a diamond necklace as a headband and diamond earrings both by Cartier, photo by Henry Clarke, Vogue, December 1961

Isabella Albonico in black and white houndstooth cape with leather piping worn over black wool dress by Bonnie Cashin, 1963

Isabella Albonico in wool dress and cape by Scaasi, Vogue, September, 1960

Isabella in beautiful embroidered nylon gown with immense wide skirt by Grès, photo by Jacques Decaux, 1956

Isabella Albonico in a satin rosette quartet held in back with a velvet bow covered with very fine veil, Sears Catalog Spring/Summer 1961

Isabella Albonico in green cotton-dacron summer coat-dress by Maurice Rentner, orange silk-shantung Breton by Mr. John, photo by Bert Stern, Vogue 1962

Isabella Albonico in lovely straw picture hat encircled by flowers, Sears Catalog Spring/Summer 1961

Isabella Albonico, photo by Tom Palumbo, 1959

Isabella Albonico in black and white houndstooth suit worn with silk paisley blouse and matching silk cloche by Norman Norell, cover photo by Irving Penn, Vogue, March 15, 1961

Isabella Albonico in yellow silk coat dress and faux jewelry by Scaasi with wide-brimmed black hat of Milan straw by Emme, cover photo by Bert Stern, Vogue, May 1, 1962

Isabella Albonico in violet tulle hat held together with black velvet bow by Gustave Tassell, photo by Irving Penn, 1960

Isabella Albonico in stone marten fur coat, photo by Irving Penn, Vogue, 1958

Isabella in lovely white 'peau de soie' evening gown embroidered in rhinestones and tassled pearl beads by Sophie for Saks Fifth Avenue, coiffure by The Antoine Salon, diamond and emerald jewelry by Harry Winston, photo by Horst, Vogue, 1961

Isabella Albonico in flowered print dress by Suzy Perette with matching headband by Lilly Daché, photo by Milton Greene, 1958

Isabella Albonico in headband with large rose from Bergdorf Goodman, photo by Milton Greene, 1958

Isabella Albonico is wearing a black silk shantung suit with yellow and white polka-dot blouse which also lines the jacket by Adele Simpson, hat is by Emme, photo by Horst, 1961

Isabella Albonico in elegant bolero cape of white Jasmine EMBA mink by Revillon, photo by Guy Arsac, 1958

Isabella wearing a garnet velvet pillbox with bow by Lilly Dache, photo by Tom Palumbo, 1959

Anne St. Marie in ensemble by Balenciaga, photo by Henry Clarke, 1955

Enlargement of one of the shots from contact sheet of Anne St. Marie, photo by Henry Clarke (in mirror), Paris, 1955

Anne St. Marie in midnight-blue dyed Alaskan fur seal coat with ocelot cuff linings, by Emeric Partos, Vogue, July 1957

Anne St. Marie in Fath's wool suit with collar-scarf and cuffs trimmed in beaver, wide brimmed hat also beaver, photo by Henry Clarke, Vogue, September 1955

Anne St. Marie in black silk-acetate velvet balloon opera coat by Charles James, photo by Jerry Schatzberg, Fashion, Fall/Winter 1956.
James considered the balloon silhouette one of his most ambitious designs, and he developed it simultaneously as an opera coat and as an at-home dress.

Anne St. Marie on the Paris quayside in Dior's A-line ensemble, Spring/Summer collection of 1955, photo by Henry Clarke.

Anne St. Marie, photo by William Helburn for Altman-Stoller, 1958

Anne St. Marie in Oleg Cassini, Park Avenue at 63rd St., photo by William Helburn for Altman-Stoller, 1958

Anne St. Marie in black silk dress printed with giant roses and its small top passes behind a cloud of chiffon, by James Galanos, photo by Karen Radkai, Vogue, May 1957.

Anne St. Marie in grey tunic coat over a straight sleeveless sheath that stops at the knee, by Christian Dior, photo by Henry Clarke, 1955

Anne St. Marie wearing floral hat by Adolfo, cover photo by Richard Rutledge, Vogue, March 1, 1956

Anne St. Marie eating an orange, cover photo by Irving Penn, Vogue, May 15, 1956

Anne St. Marie in bright pink mohair sweater-dress by Goldworm, cover photo by William Bell, Vogue, December 1958

Anne St. Marie in violet powdered tweed suit by Monte-Sano & Pruzan, cloche by Betmar, earrings by Mosell, photo by Roger Prigent, Vogue 1955

Anne St. Marie in diamond-cut wool suit in black and white or navy and white,  straw coif cap in white, all by Hattie Carnegie, Vogue, March 1, 1959

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Mary Jane Russell is wearing a deep rose red silk dress by Nettie Rosenstein, photo by Horst, Vogue,  September 1953

Mary Jane Russell, photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Paris, 1951

Mary Jane Russell (l) and model in lace evening gowns featuring wheel sleeves by Jacques Fath, photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, 1951

Mary Jane Russell in a full-length velvet evening coat with its own geometric angles by Charles James, photo by Irving Penn, Vogue 1949

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mary Jane Russell in pink silk gauze jacket worn over a Moygashel linen dress by Tina Leser, photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Harper's Bazaar, April 1953

Evelyn Tripp in pretty black and white cotton print dress from Simplicity Pattern 4286, photo by Lillian Bassman, Harper's Bazaar, May 1953

Cherry Nelms in black and gray plaid cotton dress with white piqué collar and black patent leather belt by Mollie Parnis, photo by Richard Avedon, Bermuda, Harper's Bazaar, May 1953

Cherry Nelms in pale cotton chiffon dress tucked and scroll-appliqued, by Adele Simpson, photo by Avedon at the Elbow Beach Surf Club, Bermuda, Harper's Bazaar, May 1953

Jean Patchett in Elgin cotton Moresque print dress by Filcol, earrings by Miriam Haskell, photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe in the Alhambra, Spain, Harper's Bazaar, June 1953

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Barbara Mullen in two-piece dress by Adele Simpson, photo by Richard Avedon, Harper's Bazaar, April 1952

Barbara Mullen in dress by Omar Kiam for Ben Reig, Neiman Marcus ad, Harper's Bazaar, February 1952

Barbara Mullen in wide-skirted dress with finely pleated details by Adele Simpson, Harper's Bazaar, February 1952

Barbara Mullen in petal-flapped slender silk shantung dress embroidered with white dots from Henri Bendel, photo by George Platt Lynes, Harper's Bazaar, January 1950

Barbara Mullen in a classic knitted blouse with satin applique dots and matching satin skirt, 1949

Barbara Mullen, photo by Norman Parkinson 1952

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Happy Birthday Barbara Mullen, June 3, 1927
photo by William Klein, 1956
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Monique Chevalier in Lutetia EMBA mink coat by Christian Dior, photo by Virginia Thoren, 1958