Claire McCardell evening dress, c.1955, USA, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian McCarde…

Claire McCardell evening dress, c.1955, USA, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian McCardell. Collection of The Museum at FIT #TurnofStyle / Claire McCardell introduced her famous “Popover” dress in 1942. The “Popover” was so successful that it became a mainstay in her collections, seen here in a more sophisticated fabric – red and purple silk faille – and styled for the 1950s hostess.

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