- US NNFIT SC.396.1.12
Parte de Mainbocher collection
Volume 12 contains mostly coverage of Mainbocher's biannual collections, but also includes coverage of his designs for the Passavant Hospital nurses' uniforms; the wedding dress for Mrs. Romaine Simpson; some miscellaneous articles on his designs for Mary Martin; the opening of La Galerie, his new, less expensive shop below the salon; his designs for the wife and daughters of Connecticut governor-elect John Lodge; Wallis Simpson's donation of her wedding dress to the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and his designs for debutantes for the Benefit Opera for the Free Milk Fund. Folders include a typed contents page; two pamphlets from 1950 from the Passavant Memorial Hospital; The Pink Door Caterer's Menu; a document from the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled Theatre Benefit; a press release from October 3, 1950 for his fall collection; and a 1948 booklet put out by Warner Brothers entitled "Always Starting Things." Volume 12 includes an article from the Scandinavian press and some Spanish coverage.