Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Vintage Birthday: Charles James

Vintage Birthday: Charles James - July 18, 1906 (d. September 23, 1978)

[caption id="attachment_2197" align="aligncenter" width="440"] Charles James at work[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2199" align="aligncenter" width="440"] Charles James “Four Leaf Clover” dress ca. 1953 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2198" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Roberto Polo and Charles James 1975[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2200" align="aligncenter" width="440"] Charles James, 1936 The Metropolitan Museum of Art[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2201" align="aligncenter" width="434"] Charles James (designer), Jean Cocteau (textile, designer) printed silk dress circa 1938/39 via V&A[/caption]

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