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McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958
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Advertisements, 1928-1956

Advertisements published in magazines and newspapers, including department stores' ads featuring McCardell's designs and of lines she specifically created for retailers across the country. It also includes ads in which her name is used to indorse fabric manufacturers and lines of accessories and undergarments.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Advertisements, 1928-1956

This folder contains advertisements from retailers across the country who sold McCardell's designs. Also in the folder is an advertisement for her line of Utility fashion for Lord & Taylor, as well as a booklet of a Denim line of Townely Frocks she designed.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Claire McCardell collection, 1927-1975

  • US NNFIT SC.38
  • collection
  • 1927-1975

The collection includes Claire McCardell's sketches and illustrations as a student, as well as sketches, newspaper and magazines clippings, correspondence, advertisements, invitations to fashion-related events and original photographs from her career as a fashion designer.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1946-1948

This folder contains Xeroxed advertisements from leading department stores like Lord & Taylor, Niemen-Marcus and Bonwit Teller, as well as many lesser known retailers. The variety of retailers who sold McCardell's designs shows the extent of her popularity.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1949

This folder contains advertisements for retailers such as Niemen-Marcus,, Bonwit Teller and Lord & Taylor, as well as for fabric and yarn manufacturers. It includes an advertisement for "Futuramic Oldsmobile" for which McCardell designed a summer ensemble to reflect the design aesthetic of the car and the life style that goes with it.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1949-1951

This folder contains Xeroxed advertisements from leading department stores like Lord & Taylor, Niemen-Marcus and Bonwit Teller, as well as many lesser known retailers. The variety of retailers who sold McCardell's designs shows the extent of her popularity.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1950-1951

This folder contains advertisements for retailers such as Lord & Taylor and Julius Garfinckel & Co. as well as for fabric manufacturers and Sanka coffee. It includes many examples of McCardell's sun dresses, stripped dresses and jersey dresses.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1951-1956

This folder contains Xeroxed advertisements from leading department stores like Lord & Taylor, Niemen-Marcus and Bonwit Teller, as well as many lesser known retailers. It includes an ad for McCardell's children's wear designs for Saks Fifth Avenue.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1952-1954

This folder contains advertisements of sunglasses and gloves lines McCardell designed, as well as ads for retailers such as Bonwit teller and Niemen-Marcus. In the folder there is also an ad for Chrysler featuring McCardell herself along side designers Clare Potter and Lilly Dache', among others.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1955-1956

This folder contains advertisements, including a Lord &Taylor ad congratulating McCardell on her appearance on the cover of Vogue. In the folder there is also an ad for fabric with Raoul Dufy's prints from a series of a line of fabrics featuring works of artists like Picasso and Chagall. McCardell designed a resort ensemble with Dufy's print.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings (Monastic Dress), 1932-1938

This folder contains clippings with examples of McCardell's 'Monastic dress', dinner and hostess dresses, knitted dress, and earlier works with elements that will later become her signature such as use of plaids and stripes, and casual sportswear.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1942-1943

This folder contains Xeroxed clippings of McCardell's designs including swimwear, daywear and examples of her warp dress and other styles that have become her signature over time. Also in the folder are several profile articles of the designer herself and her collections.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1943

This folder contains clippings with examples of day dresses and summer cotton dresses. It also includes several articles about McCardell's work featuring her pictures, as well as reports on the Mademoiselle Magazine Merit Award she won that year.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

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