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Fashion in Song – Anatole of Paris – 1947

I considered adding The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) with Danny Kaye to the fashion film list, but there¬†was really only this one scene that was fashion related. When Walter Mitty falls asleep at a fashion show, he dreams … Continue reading

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The Image that Launched a Thousand Misconceptions

I hate this image. It appears in numerous fashion history books as an example of Dior’s debut collection from spring 1947 – the same collection that U.S. Harper’s Bazaar editor Carmel Snow said had such a “New Look.” The image … Continue reading

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