Friday, March 3, 2017

FROM CALIFORNIA, FOR EVERYWHERE UNDER THE SUN 1953





"The prettiest shape on the sun deck - an hourglass maillot which has the taking ways, and the stays of an Edwardian evening dress." In gold rayon satin with a low seashell gleam; elasticized, boned and rippled into brief pants that drape like a window blind. By Rose Marie Reid






Fabulous patio chairs host a "close fit in checked Chromspun Lastex, the single white strap brought down to plaster under the bosom. By Cole of California.

On the lounger below, the sea tunic in spice brown rayon-and-nylon shantung. By Catalina



From California, for Everywhere Under the Sun
Harper's Bazaar January 1953
Photography: John Enstead




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