Accentuating the figure of a women without looking cheap...
Joanna McCormick, March Vogue 1957
Evening ensemble, Design House: House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937) Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian 1895–1972 Javea) Date: late 1940s Culture: French Medium: silk
back detail - Cocktail dress1953 , House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Designer: Christian Dior (French, Granville 1905–1957 Montecatini). Cotton, silk, glass.