Evening ensemble

Design House Mainbocher French and American
Designer Mainbocher American

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Vogue (April 1, 1959) commented: "In fact, Mainbocher, with his lifelong, often repeated aim of 'simplifying fashion,' might have been divinely appointed to be Mrs. Guest's dressmaker--or Mrs. Guest, with her passion for simplicity, to be his customer." Guest's exquisite understated taste is legendary; she found her fashion match in the refined American sensibility of Mainbocher.

Evening ensemble, Mainbocher (French and American, founded 1930), silk, sequins, beads, American

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