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CFDA Lambert CFDA Files to be Scanned, 1944-1979, CFDA winners

This folder contains correspondence, 8 x 10 black and white photographs of designer portraits and ensembles by the designers, and biographies of winning designers. Designers photographed include: Mollie Parnis, Halston, Trigere, David Evans, Calvin Klein, Adrian, Arnold Scaasi, Anna Potok, John Weitz, Thomas Brigance, Sydney Wragge, Bill Blass, and Willi Smith.

April, May, June 1966

This folder contains 36 articles written for a syndicated column in April, May, and June of 1966. Articles cover following topics: High society women commenting on current fashion, Indira Gandhi of India, Bill Blass and real women, Chic to conservative fashion, Fashion design influence on American Indian, Karinska and Traviata, Summer fashion trends, Dining culture, Martha Graham, Shifting positions in the fashion world, Interpreting designers, Kenneth Lane Jewelry, Truman Capote's catty personality, Rose Kennedy's wardrobe on display, Luciana Pignatelli, Paris after the war, Sophia Loren and Paris, Boutique history and culture in Paris, Elizabeth Taylor "Taming the Shrew," Jeanne Hunt Miller, Lolita fashion trends, Myth of White House fashion coordinator, Lauren Bacall, Purchasing suits and fabrics, The older lives of fashion models, Coco the musical about Chanel, Debate over waistlines in fashion, the interest of learning language for travel, Marya Mannes view on fashion, Report on American bathroom design, Lady B. Johnson and daughters, Angela Lansbury in "Mame" by Robert Mackintosh, Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood," Smithsonian exhibit "Little Black Dress," and the wide brimmed hat trend.

CFDA Minutes of Meeting Jan 1969

This folder contains the minutes of a meeting of the CFDA at the Four Seasons Restaurant on January 8, 1969. Discusses was Operation VIP involving fashion and the veterans hospital. Beth Levine and Bill Blass made statements. Included is a members roster with notes as to who was present.

CFDA Designer Hemlines Statements 1970

This folder contains members list of attendance for next meeting as well as responses from CFDA designers on hemlines. Press clippings and correspondence about these answers are included. Designers with statements on hemlines include: Norman Norell, Mollie Parnis, James Galanos, Anne Klein, Anne Fogarty, Kasper, John Moore, Marie McCarthy, Luba, Luis Estevez, Oscar De La Renta, Victor Joris, Pauline Trigere, George Halley, Ferdinando Sarmi, George Stavropoulos, Elinor Simmons, Sylvia Pedlar, Bill Blass, John Weitz, David Evins, and Helen Lee.

CFDA General Info 1985-1988

This folder contains correspondence, minutes for the meeting at the Bill Blass showroom, press clippings, a CFDA awards invitation, the minutes for the meeting at the Perry Ellis showroom, and a copy of the CFDA bylaws.

July, August, September 1986

This folder contains articles written for a syndicated column in July, August and September of 1986. Included are over 30 8x10 black and white photographs including the subjects of, Ralph Lauren, Adele Simpson, Halston, Bill Blass, Fur collections, Valentino, the Haute Couture shows, Coats, Fashionable Lingerie, Loungewear, Designer Coats, and Famous Females Gardening.

May 6-7, 1988

This folder contains 4 8x10 black and white photographs and 10 copies of 8x10 black and white photographs of designs by Bill Blass, Oscar De La Renta

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