Wednesday, May 18, 2016


"news in cardigans" red moleskin over rayon crash sheath by Arnheimer leans on a 1949 Cadillac with 160-hp. engine.

Clare Potter sleeveless blouse in menswear shirting with  Moygashel linen skirt leans against a Buick Roadmaster convertible with Dynaflow drive.

"cool coverage"  beige rayon crash duster over silk shantung camisole dress by Vera Maxwell. Dorfan bag - Alfred Dunhill; Rawhide case - Oshkosh. 1949 Packard station sedan.

suit and helmut of grey wool jersey from Paris, Jo Hughes - clipped black pearl silver fox by Esther Dorothy. Hat by Suzy. 1949 handmade Jaguar convertible from Hoffman Motors.

pink cotton voile by Charles Nudelman in Chrysler's mahogany-panelled "Town & Country" convertible.

fashions from the editorial "America Through the Windshield" The joys of detours, motels, and the eccenticities of filling-station men by Lewis Gannett
Vogue May 15, 1949
Photography: Herbert Matter; Serge Balkin

...eyes on the forties at devodotcom

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