AVEDON AND DOVIMA PARIS 1950

THE BEAUTIFUL INDIVIDUALIST

PARIS AND THE PERSONAL APPROACH
DIOR 
Violet taffeta cocktail dress

BALENCIAGA
Steel-gray lace cocktail suit

DIOR
SCHIAPARELLI
BALENCIAGA
GRES
BALENCIAGA
Electric-blue lace dinner dress

DESSES
Black velvet with tulle point d'esprit overskirt



Dior
Black taffeta cocktail dress

DIOR
Black faille two-piece evening dress, tulle underslip

DIOR
Tucked narrow pink crepe

BALENCIAGA
Black taffeta dress with harem skirt and cuffed shoulder

Perfection is Nine-Tenths of the Law


Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba
DOVIMA
1927-1990
ONCE A GREAT BEAUTY





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