FORTIES FASHION



Principessa Helen Wolkonsky








Donna Milagros del Drago in the Palazzo Rispoli ... Donna Marelia Caracciolo dei Principi de Castagneto ... Principessa Letizia Boncompagni Ludovisi


All four young ladies of Roman society gowned by Contessa Gabriella di Robilant









Wallace Simpson in Mainbocher









Christian Dior's tapered oval shoulder interpreted for America by Larry Aldrich - pearls by Coro











Maud et Nano's "Nursery Maid" hat








Ceil Chapman chiffon and Coro pearls








Veronica Lake in Castillo's long, close coat of dark satin photographed by Avedon




Harper's Bazaar July 1947
Photography: 
Louise Dahl-Wolfe
Richard Avedon




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