Cardin, Pierre; Rust Wool Mini Dress
Rust wool mini dress with orange and green rhinestone and silver foil accents. Foil and rhinestones go around the armscye seam, neckline, and hem of the dress. Dress also features diamond/ square shaped cut outs around the skirt that are also lined by the foil and rhinestones. Thin belt.
This dress belonged to Eugenia Sheppard who was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1899. She graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1921 and began working for the Columbus Dispatch in the 1930s. Eugenia moved to New York in 1937 and was on the staff of Women's Wear Daily for 18 months before joining The New York Herald Tribune. She became the fashion editor in 1947 and began her now-famous fashion column, Inside Fashion." It was a noted column as she included gossipy details about designers and their clients in addition to describing the clothes."
A-Line Dress, Trapeze Silhouette
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