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  • Lissa Foley

    Elizabeth Hawes (1903-1971) American - circa 1936 "Diamond Horseshoe"

  • Sunny Rowe

    Elizabeth Hawes circa 1936. the back detail...

  • Caitlin Walker

    Diamond Horseshoe (dress detail) by Elizabeth Hawes, 1936.

  • Carissa Carroll

    Beautiful, perfect for an Art Deco Theme.. (Elizabeth Hawes circa 1936)

  • Lisa Barlow Flournoy

    "Diamond Horseshoe" detail, 1936. Elizabeth Hawes felt that the body and its clothes must work together. She thought that American women should not accept French fashion as the standard. Her goal was to bring stylish clothing with an American sensibility to the masses and believed that all women deserved to have beautiful and functional clothes.

  • Candra Stroschein

    By Elizabeth Hawes. "Diamond Horseshoe" detail, 1936. Lovely example of shaping by seaming. This must have some sort of undergarment to keep the bias fabric from stretching out of shape. #vintage #fashion #1930s

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