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Bonnie Cashin (American, 1915–2000). Wedding Dress, 1953. American. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (2009.300.8a, b) #wedding
"From Dior's world of gauzy flower prints, this rose printed chiffon is melting into it's own rose pink silk coat, lined with the print. Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful of all the new print-dresses-with-their-own-coats - and one that can be worn to a ball, 1953."
Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957). "Phyllis," spring/summer 1953. House of Dior (French, founded 1947). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1955 (C.I.55.76.21a, b)
Dress, Evening House of Givenchy (French, founded 1952) Designer: Hubert de Givenchy (French, born Beauvais, 1927) Date: ca. 1953 Culture: French Medium: silk. Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Rodman A. Heeren, 1960. SOOO adorable!!!