"Now Into Spring: Wear Lilacs"
Object Title

"Now Into Spring: Wear Lilacs"

Part of

Collection: Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations ➔ Series: Mademoiselle magazine (KA008601.03)

Material Category
Clipping/Tear Sheet
Type of Work
tear sheets
Mademoiselle magazine fashion editorial featuring two dresses in different shades of lilac. The dress on the left (in pink lilac worsted wool) is a shirtdress with a box-pleated skirt by designer Mary Stevens. The dress on the right (in blue lilac wool jersey) is by Claire McCardell and includes a pleated skirt and bodice with spaghetti ties that wrap multiple times around the waist. Both dresses are paired with long gloves and coordinating hats.
circa 1949
Related people
Esta Nesbitt (artist)
Claire McCardell (designer)
Mary Stevens (designer)
Mademoiselle (commissioner)
Related Repository
Kellen Design Archives
Use Restrictions
box OSx1, folder 13

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