Screen Goddess: Photo
Faith Bacon - 1920's. Faith Bacon (1909/10-1956), "the most beautiful woman in the world" (according to Florenz Ziegfeld), pin up model, strip tease artist, vaudville and screen actress and the supposed inventor of the fan dance, Faith Bacon. She began her career in Maurice Chevalier's Paris revue and died in a tragic suicide, jumping out of a window in downtown Chicago.
Anything Goes - Celebrating the 20s
Gloria Swanson and Milton Sills in The Great Moment, 1921 You can see why she earned a reputation as a fabulous clothes horse in these early 1920s movies - what a dress!
New Acquisition: 158 Couture Designs, 1880-2008
Right now in Paris, at Les Arts Décoratifs, you can see the LACMA-organized exhibition Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700–1915, which originally ran at LACMA in 2010. That show is c…
Evening dress, petticoat and belt | Callot Soeurs | V&A Search the Collections
Sleeveless evening dress of printed silk voile, lamé petticoat and net embroidered belt, made by Callot Soeurs, Paris, ca. 1922. Museum Number T.74 to B-1974.
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