Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Renaissance Flare: 1950's Pierre Cardin Wool Coat

Photo by Willy Maywald, Paris,1958

I don 't know what Pierre Cardin's inspiration was when sketching the design for this coat, but the collar reminds me of the "Ruff", a detachable collar made of starched linen or lace worn by the European elite during the sixteenth century.

Queen of England Anne of Demark 1574-1619

Angela Lansbury wearing costume from 1948 film "The Three Musketeers"

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