Bathing suit, Claire McCardell, 1945
My Clothes for the Seaside
Clare McCardell 1950's. I will make this for the summer. I love it! If I made a matching button up top I could go to work and then the beach!
Fashion: My Vintage inspired Style
Claire McCardell, Sundress, 1945, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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Detail, Claire McCardell rayon evening dress, circa 1939, New York, gift of Denise Otis | copyright MFIT. Photo by Eileen Costa
Ivy Nicholson in a dress by Claire McCardell, photographed by Mark Shaw at Marc Chagall's studio, 1955.
Claire McCardell green and blue dress 1944
Helen Beatty in Claire McCardell's tent dress made of a Hope Stillman satin-striped cotton, photo by Herman Landshoff, Oak Beach, New York, Mademoiselle, 1951.
Claire McCardell modelling own design. Her influence is still felt today in the work of Donna Karen, Calvin Klein, Anna Sui and others.
20th Century Fashion
Claire McCardell dress 1958
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