Category: 1940s fashion

The Tarot Reader, an Irving Penn photo for V…

The Tarot Reader, an Irving Penn photo for Vogue, 1949, with Bridget Tichenor and Jean Patchett

Designer Charles James works on a new dress wi…

Designer Charles James works on a new dress with a house model and seamstress, photo by Cecil Beaton, New York, 1948

A fashion photo by Norman Parkinson, New York,…

A fashion photo by Norman Parkinson, New York, 1949

Dorian Leigh wears a gown by Charles James in …

Dorian Leigh wears a gown by Charles James in a 1948 photo by Cecil Beaton

Lauren Bacall, 1945, wearing a gown by Milo An…

Lauren Bacall, 1945, wearing a gown by Milo Anderson

Barbara Stanwyck looking plenty sassy, 1942

Barbara Stanwyck looking plenty sassy, 1942

Lauren Bacall, 1948

Lauren Bacall, 1948

Natalie Paine in a taffeta evening gown and se…

Natalie Paine in a taffeta evening gown and sequined tulle gown by Antonio Castillo for Eve Arden, 1946, photo by Horst P Horst for Vogue

Fashion photo by Horst P Horst, 1941

Fashion photo by Horst P Horst, 1941

Pheasant Tricorne Hat, a 1949 photo by Irving …

Pheasant Tricorne Hat, a 1949 photo by Irving Penn for Vogue