Every friday we are going to ‘Flashback’ to moments that need to be preserved for their impact on how we think about, look at, and react to modern design in fashion and culture, today and tomorrow.
Charles James, 1952
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Michael A. Vaccaro / LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Look Job 52-1129 Frame-18
Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)
“Four Leaf Clover” Evening Dress, 1953
White silk satin, white silk faille, black silk-rayon velvet
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Elizabeth Fairall, 1953 (C.I.53.73)