Category: 1950s fashion

Anne Francis in So Young, So Bad  (Bernard Vor…

Anne Francis in So Young, So Bad  (Bernard Vorhaus, 1950)

A model descends a staircase wearing a gown by…

A model descends a staircase wearing a gown by Jean Dessès, Paris, 1950, photo by Willy Maywald

The divine Dovima models a dress and pleated c…

The divine Dovima models a dress and pleated cape by Jacques Fath in a photo by Henry Clarke, 1956

Marie-Hélène Arnaud in a fashion photo by Geor…

Marie-Hélène Arnaud in a fashion photo by Georges Dambier, Paris, 1957

Model wears a Balenciaga suit in a photo by Ge…

Model wears a Balenciaga suit in a photo by Georges Saad, 1956

Model wearing a Sorelle Fontana dress at the H…

Model wearing a Sorelle Fontana dress at the Hand of Constantine, Rome, 1952, photo by Regina Relang

Carmen Dell’Orefice in a fashion photo by Gleb…

Carmen Dell’Orefice in a fashion photo by Gleb Derujinsky, Paris, 1957

Dovima models a Givenchy gown with Emilien B…

Dovima models a Givenchy gown with Emilien Bouglione, chimpanzee and clown at the Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, August 1955, photo by Richard Avedon for Vogue

Sophie Litvak models a Jacques Fath coat and h…

Sophie Litvak models a Jacques Fath coat and handbag in a photo by Georges Dambier for ELLE, Paris, 1953

Photographer Richard Avedon and managing edi…

Photographer Richard Avedon and managing editor Diana Vreeland with model for a Harper’s Bazaar fashion shoot, 1957