1940s Claire McCardell... pretty risque and fashion forward!
Clare McCardell 1950's. I will make this for the summer. I love it! If I made a matching button up top I could go to work and then the beach!
Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958). Bathing suit, ca. 1957. American. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of S. Capezio Inc., 1966 (2009.300.3849)
Claire McCardell Sundress 1943. another great arrangement of buttons.
Ensemble Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1944 Culture: American Medium: cotton, rayon Dimensions: (a) Length: 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm) (b) Length: 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm) (c) Length: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) (d) Length: 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949
Sundress by Claire McCardell 1957
Detail, Claire McCardell rayon evening dress, circa 1939, New York, gift of Denise Otis | copyright MFIT. Photo by Eileen Costa
Photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe for Harper’s Bazaar, 1944.
Cape Claire McCardell fall/winter 1947–48
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