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As Seen In: Lee Radziwell wearing Halston, c. 1976

I just heard that Lee Radziwell, younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy, passed away two days ago. Radziwill (1933 – 2019) was known for her impeccable style and was even entered into the Best Dressed Hall of Fame in 1994. While … Continue reading

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Babs at Bergdorf’s

Shrimpton Couture posted a link to a great snippet from Barbra Streisand’s April 1965 CBS special that is worth taking a look at. Unfortunately the original soundtrack was scrubbed and replaced with a medley of Barbra’s songs, probably for copyright … Continue reading

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Versailles ’73 – American Runway Revolution documentary

In 1973 New York fashion promoter Eleanor Lambert had an idea for a fashion show to promote American ready-to-wear. The November show was ostensibly created as a fundraiser for the restoration of Versailles but it became an historically important fashion … Continue reading

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I may just be learning to appreciate fashions of the 1970s

(Originally blogged October 29, 2008) I admit it, I was a child of the 1970s, or rather a teenaged boy of the 1970s, which means I was old enough to buy my own clothes but not smart enough to always … Continue reading

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