Designer Bill Blass American
Manufacturer PBM
Department Store Bonwit Teller & Co. American

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Dissonance and dissent in the late 1960s prompted significant change in menswear. For many designers in England and America, the new paradigm was the Regency and Edwardian dandy. Bill Blass, the first womenswear designer in America to have a major impact on menswear, however, referred in this instance to an assertive plaid suit worn by the Duke of Windsor.

Suit, Bill Blass (American, Fort Wayne, Indiana 1922–2002 New Preston, Connecticut), wool, American

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