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Clare McCardell 1950's. I will make this for the summer. I love it! If I made a matching button up top I could go to work and then the beach!

Clare McCardell 1950's. I will make this for the summer. I love it! If I made a matching button up top I could go to work and then the beach!

Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958). Bathing suit, ca. 1957. American. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of S. Capezio Inc., 1966 (2009.300.3849)

Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958). Bathing suit, ca. 1957. American. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of S. Capezio Inc., 1966 (2009.300.3849)

Ensemble  Claire McCardell  (American, 1905–1958)    Manufacturer:      Townley Frocks (American)  Date:      1944  Culture:      American  Medium:      cotton, rayon  Dimensions:      (a) Length: 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm) (b) Length: 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm) (c) Length: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) (d) Length: 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)  Credit Line:      Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

Ensemble Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1944 Culture: American Medium: cotton, rayon Dimensions: (a) Length: 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm) (b) Length: 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm) (c) Length: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) (d) Length: 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

Ivy Nicholson in a dress by Claire McCardell, photographed by Mark Shaw at Marc Chagall's studio, 1955.

Ivy Nicholson in a dress by Claire McCardell, photographed by Mark Shaw at Marc Chagall's studio, 1955.

Claire McCardell evening dress 1950. Met Museum designer couture unique unusual vintage style fashion 50s red pleated crinkle long gown Asian influence tie sash belt kimono

Claire McCardell evening dress 1950. Met Museum designer couture unique unusual vintage style fashion 50s red pleated crinkle long gown Asian influence tie sash belt kimono

1950s Vintage Sundress  50s Claire McCardell by Sweetbeefinds, $388.00

1950s Vintage Sundress - 50s Claire McCardell Golden Yellow Sundress - Leo Sunshine

Dress  Claire McCardell  (American, 1905–1958)  Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1943 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length: 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

Dress Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1943 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length: 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

* American Ensemble cotton 1943–44 Claire McCardell (1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks

* American Ensemble cotton 1943–44 Claire McCardell (1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks