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May 1st 1921 cover for the Smart fashions and Limited income themed issue.

Illustration by George Wolfe Plank

May 1st 1921 cover for the Smart fashions and Limited income themed issue.

Illustration by George Wolfe Plank


“The Battle for Bobbed Hair” Photoplay Magazine, June, 1924
The Battle for Bobbed HairPhotoplay Magazine, June, 1924

Evening coat by Liberty & Co, 1900-25 London, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Pink satin evening coat or wrap, cut in kimono style; collar and cuffs of white satin embroidered with pink silk in conventionalized floral design; lined with white satin. Front trimmed with white satin buttons wrapped with pink thread and pink tassels. Label: “Liberty and Co., London and Paris”

Evening coat by Liberty & Co, 1900-25 London, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Pink satin evening coat or wrap, cut in kimono style; collar and cuffs of white satin embroidered with pink silk in conventionalized floral design; lined with white satin. Front trimmed with white satin buttons wrapped with pink thread and pink tassels. Label: “Liberty and Co., London and Paris”

Ad for McCall Quarterly by Irving Nurick, 1928 (UK publication)

Ad for McCall Quarterly by Irving Nurick, 1928 (UK publication)

fantomas-en-cavale:

L’Art et la Mode, 1921

"The old costumes of our provinces inspire us with new ideas"
Left to right: Berichon (from Berry, a former region in central France), Breton (from Brittany) and Alsatian (from Alsace)
I think these are supposed to be modern interpretations of traditional provincial dress, shown in a more accurate way in the bottom left corner.

fantomas-en-cavale:

L’Art et la Mode, 1921

"The old costumes of our provinces inspire us with new ideas"

Left to right: Berichon (from Berry, a former region in central France), Breton (from Brittany) and Alsatian (from Alsace)

I think these are supposed to be modern interpretations of traditional provincial dress, shown in a more accurate way in the bottom left corner.

Evening dress, ca 1922 - Bust is 117cm/42in, about a size 20 UK/16 US or (in plus sizing), 18 UK/14W US.
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Evening dress, ca 1922 - Bust is 117cm/42in, about a size 20 UK/16 US or (in plus sizing), 18 UK/14W US.

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Cocktail dress, early 1930’s - Bust is 32in/81cm, about a size 4 UK/0 US.
(Below) Evening dress, ca 1930 - Bust is 102cm/40in, about a size 18 UK/14 US.
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Cocktail dress, early 1930’s - Bust is 32in/81cm, about a size 4 UK/0 US.

(Below) Evening dress, ca 1930 - Bust is 102cm/40in, about a size 18 UK/14 US.

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(Left) Cocktail dress, ca 1929 - Bust is 86cm/34in, about a size 8 UK/4 US.
(Right) Cocktail dress, ca 1925 - Bust is 92cm/36in, about a size 12 UK/8 US.
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(Left) Cocktail dress, ca 1929 - Bust is 86cm/34in, about a size 8 UK/4 US.

(Right) Cocktail dress, ca 1925 - Bust is 92cm/36in, about a size 12 UK/8 US.

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(Left) Evening cape, ca 1935
(Right) Evening dress, ca 1925 - Bust is 97cm/38in, about a size 16 UK/12 US.
(Below) Evening dress, ca 1930 - Bust is 76cm/30in…I don’t even know what size that would have to be.  Like a 0 UK/-2 US or something?
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(Left) Evening cape, ca 1935

(Right) Evening dress, ca 1925 - Bust is 97cm/38in, about a size 16 UK/12 US.

(Below) Evening dress, ca 1930 - Bust is 76cm/30in…I don’t even know what size that would have to be.  Like a 0 UK/-2 US or something?

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(Left) Dress, early 1930’s? - Bust is 81cm/32in, about a size 4 UK/0 US.
(Right) Dress by Bechoff, ca 1929 Paris - Bust is 86-92cm/34-36in, about a size 8-12 UK/4-8 US.
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(Left) Dress, early 1930’s? - Bust is 81cm/32in, about a size 4 UK/0 US.

(Right) Dress by Bechoff, ca 1929 Paris - Bust is 86-92cm/34-36in, about a size 8-12 UK/4-8 US.

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Cocktail dress, ca 1926 - Bust is 97cm/38in, about a size 16 UK/12 US.
Lot includes a silk kimono.
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Cocktail dress, ca 1926 - Bust is 97cm/38in, about a size 16 UK/12 US.

Lot includes a silk kimono.

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