A HEAD LIKE THE BUD OF A ROSE ON ITS STEM
Compressed and perfect ...
Tiny Tiny Heads: The Coiffures
"This season, the most beautiful shapliness to have is that of a well-shaped head. The dandelion has blown out of the fashion and the rage for raggle-taggle hair, however well-planned or well-kept, is becalmed.
THE TIDY LOOK OF A SMOOTH CAP
The thing is a civilized study of the head - a study as close to phrenology as flattery will allow. It's a style both enchanting and demanding. Demanding marvelous carriage, a pride of throat and shoulders, and an ever-present awareness of profile and back-view.
THE TINY, TIDY HEAD
All that will be seen is perfection of line, sleekness and shine. This demands total control - a place for every hair and every hair in place.
Tiny Tidy Heads: The hats
Christian Dior - New York
Irene of New York turban. Narrow panels of golden-flowered white silk brocade fasten high at either side with a bow. Dinner dress by Mollie Parnis.
Mr. John dinner hat. Civet cat striations stenciled on lapin line a wool coat dropping two-thirds the length of the matching empire dress that falls from a bodice no wider than a yoke-band. By Monte-Sano and Pruzan.
Bands of pale beige fitch inside the square-cut jacket of a sleek satin dinner suit by Trigere.
Magenta roses warp-printed on black ottoman evening coat over a wide-skirted dress by Jane Derby
Lace-covered sheath by Oleg Cassini
Sally Victor Hat
Scarlet satin bodice - Billowing Black lace skirt
One-piece dinner dressing by Larry Aldrich