Black and white carte-de-visite showing ethnic costume of a Dutch Prior. Full caption: "Costumes des Pays-Bas. Un prieur d'enterrement Protestant d'Amsterdam. Publié par A. Jager. Water 110, Amsterdam. Le droit de reproduction réservé."
Volume 1 contains coverage of Mainbocher's back-to corsets movement and the new long torso silhouette he created in undergarments during his collaboration with Warner. It also contains extensive coverage of his famous "Rules for Chic" 12-point plan and his first trip back to his native Chicago. Included are Mainbocher-Warner PR materials, a New Yorker profile, and ads taken from the New Yorker, Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Folders contain a periodicals list, a brief note from an unidentified woman to the designer and an issue of Look magazine with an article on Mainbocher's business from January 18, 1938.
This folder contains 18 fashion illustrations produced by Reynaldo Luza that consists of garments and accessories: (hats, gloves, belts, umbrellas and shoes) Some illustrations are labeled Bergdorf Goodman on the back.