Tuesday, January 19, 2016


Principessa Helen Wolkonsky

Donna Milagros del Drago in the Palazzo Rispoli ... Donna Marelia Caracciolo dei Principi de Castagneto ... Principessa Letizia Boncompagni Ludovisi

All four young ladies of Roman society gowned by Contessa Gabriella di Robilant

Wallace Simpson in Mainbocher

Christian Dior's tapered oval shoulder interpreted for America by Larry Aldrich - pearls by Coro

Maud et Nano's "Nursery Maid" hat

Ceil Chapman chiffon and Coro pearls

Veronica Lake in Castillo's long, close coat of dark satin photographed by Avedon

Harper's Bazaar July 1947
Louise Dahl-Wolfe
Richard Avedon

eyes on the forties at devodotcom

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