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Clothing of 1939: A further sampling from The Met Museum

I’m enamored with fashion from 1939, as you can tell if you have read my blog for a few months. Here are few more items dated 1939 from The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum.

Silk dress, Madeleine Vionnet

Silk and metallic dress, Madeleine Vionnet

Silk velvet jacket, Madame Grès (Alix Barton)

Silk dress “Le Gaulois,” Elizabeth Hawes

Silk dress “The Moonstone,” Elizabeth Hawes

Clay and metal sunglasses, Marcel Rochas

Silk dress “La Sirène,” Charles James

Search 1939 on this blog to see some other great pieces from that great year in fashion.