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Focus on Fashion: Coats

David Seidner, [Yves Saint Laurent], 1983 (2007.63.7) Louise Dahl-Wolf, Natalie in Grès coat, Kairouan, 1950 (82.1982) Alfred Eisenstaedt, A New York vacationer in Miami Beach, 1940 (331.1989) Martin Munkacsi, [Woman wearing Jaeger travel coat on wing of airplane], 1939 (2007.110.2267)

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Focus on Fashion: Hats

Seeberger Frères, [Two Unidentified Women, Deauville, France], August 18, 1912 Alfred Eisenstaedt, Janet MacLeod wearing a black-eyed veil attached to a hat by Lilly Daché, New York City, 1937 LIFE, October 5, 1942 Jack Delano, Miss Selma Barbour, Manager of … Continue reading

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Focus on Fashion: Dior

Louis Dahl-Wolfe, Mary Jane Russell in Dior swan hat, Paris, 1949 Martin Munkacsi, [Woman wearing Dior suit], 1949 Gisele Freund, [Juan Peron watching chambermaid adjust medals on wife Eva Peron’s Dior gown, Theatre Colon, Buenos Aires], July 9, 1950 Richard … Continue reading

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Doris Ulmann – A History Lesson

Doris Ulmann, [Child, South Carolina], ca. 1929-32 A little girl between seven and ten years old takes a step towards the viewer. Her splayed hands suggest she’s unsure of her footing, her feet positioned as if walking a plank or … Continue reading

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Lillian Bassman, 1917-2012

Lillian Bassman, Lisa Fonssagrives, New York, 1961 Lillian Bassman, Across the Restaurant, 1949 Lillian Bassman, Harper’s Bazaar, Barbara Miller, Paris, 1949 A New York City native, Lillian Bassman studied textile design in high school and modeled for the Art Students … Continue reading

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Frozen Margarita

Matthias Vriens, Frozen Margarita, 2007 Dutch photographer Matthias Vriens is a multi-talented artist who seems to succeed in everything he puts his mind to. After breaking his leg and giving up a career as a ballet dancer, Vriens set up … Continue reading

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Focus on Fashion: Backstage and On Stage

William Klein, Patrick Kelly, 1987, from Backstage, 1986–92 N. R. Farbman, [Models in evening dresses surrounded by crowd of buyers, Dior fashion show], 1951 Gordon Parks, Paris Showings–Show stoppers of collections where fabulous ball dresses like these Fath designs. The … Continue reading

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