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McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958
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Professional records, 1929-1975

Professional work. Tear sheets and clippings; advertisements; correspondence; press releases; original sketches; original photographs. All relating to her work as a successful fashion designer for over two decades.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Press Coverage, 1972-1975

This folder contains news paper clipping from Fashion Week, the national news paper of retailing from November 13, 1972. It describes a retrospective fashion show of McCardell's designs, organized by American Designer Rudi Gernreich, 1922-198...

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 he...

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 ...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1955-1956

This folder contains clippings from newspapers and magazines. It includes examples of a wide range of McCardell's designs: plaid, stripped and polka dots dresses; coats; day dresses; bathing suits; jersey dresses; Also in the folder are examp...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

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 t...

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 Sak...

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 fe...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Press Coverage, 1928-1956

This folder contains original magazine and newspaper clippings spanning from the early days of McCardell's career as a fashion designer to the end of it. In the folder are examples of the wide range of her designs and the unique American Spor...

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 desi...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1954

This folder contains clippings from newspapers and magazines, including the notable Bazaar cover featuring her bateu neck square red shirt with black polka dots in diminishing sizes. It also includes clipping with a plaid dress now at the collecti...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1954

In this folder are Xeroxed clippings, including trend reports for spring, several clippings relating to McCardell's separates, accessories, and resort collections. Also in the folder in an article from the New Yorker, titled 'Feminine fa...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1954

This folder contains clippings from newspapers and magazines. It includes examples of McCardell's use of double top stitching as a design element in day dresses, as well as examples of her bathing suits, safari suits and sailing outfits, Also...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1951-1952

This folder contains clippings from newspapers and magazines. It includes a coverage of a wide range of McCardell's designs: dresses for afternoon and garden parties, beachwear, tennis outfits, pleated dresses, plaid dress, 'Grecian'...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

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