The Art of Being a Well-Dressed Wife
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'If you adore her, you must adorn her. There lies the essence of a happy marriage.'
You've walked down the aisle with the man of your dreams, now what? In this style guide from the 50s, American fashion designer Anne Fogarty reveals the secrets of 'wife-dressing' – the art of looking chic on all occasions, be it at a cocktail party, on the tennis pitch or in the boudoir.
Fogarty's straight-talking advice, for both newly weds and long devoted wives, covers everything from the wearing of tweeds in the city to what to put on when you're cleaning the house. Illustrated with Fogarty's stylish drawings and 1950s fashion photography from John French, this handbag-sized guide contains all the advice and inspiration you need to make you one half of the the happiest and hippest couple in town. Bound in real pink cloth with a ribbon marker and pretty endpapers.
12.9cm x 17.8cm
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Anne Fogarty (1919 – 1980) was a famous fashion designer and designed for Margot Inc, Saks Fifth Avenue and her own label, Anne Fogarty, Inc. She won numerous awards including the Coty American Fashion Critics award and the Neiman Marcus award. Her designs can be seen at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.