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    Suit, Digby Morton, ca. 1954. Black and white tweed suits were popular throughout the 1950s. In August 1954, American Vogue magazine announced that 'this Autumn without question the smart woman's place is in tweed'. This stylish outfit was worn by Mrs Opal Holt. The designer stated that he intended it to be worn over a discreetly checked blouse at the races.

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    Skirt suit and scarf Place of origin: London, England (made) Date: ca. 1954 (made) Artist/Maker: Digby Morton, born 1906 - died 1983 (designer) Materials and Techniques: Tweed lined with silk velvet and half-lining of crêpe de Chine, plastic

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Original no. 16 Object: Skirt suit Place of origin: London, England (made) Date: autumn 1942 (designed) Artist/Maker: Digby Morton, born 1906 - died 1983 (designer) Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers (producer (collection)) Utility (designed for) Materials and Techniques: Grey herringbone wool, fastened with metal buttons, trimmed with a grosgrain bow

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Suit, Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, France: 1955, wool with moiré silk panels in the skirt. "This ensemble was designed by the Parisian couturier Hubert de Givenchy (b. 1927) for Leslie Caron (b. 1931), the French film actress and dancer. It was made for a play called 'Orvet' by Jean Renoir, who was Caron's great friend and mentor. He wrote it for her, and also directed it. It was first performed at the Theatre de la Renaissance, Paris, on 12 March 1955."

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