Cocktail Ensemble, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur 1883–1971 Paris) for the House of Chanel (French, founded 1913): ca. 1962, French, silk, metal. Shoes, René Mancini (French, founded 1936), leather.
Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Dinner suit, 1951. Silk. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. R. A. Bernatschke, 1955 (2009.300.214a, b) #CharlesJames