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Vogue May 1 1952 Lisa Fonssagrives Unspent Summer Jean Dubuffet


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American Vogue May 1, 1952. Cover: Lisa Fonssagrives in cotton, and in clover, a lady who has combined her blues and found exactly the right solution to city summer. Her coat-dress, of Stoffel cotton Honan, by Adele Simpson. Her hat came straight out of the Givenchy collection in Paris. Her earrings, Van Cleef & Arpels. Make-up, "Spring Crocus," a bright pink lipstick, and "Blue" eye-shadow: Dorothy Gray. Photo by Irving Penn.

-Vogue's eye view of the unspent summer
-Vogue photographers in Portugal:
    The wrap-around
    Organdie and corduroy for the beach
    The dark bathing sheath
    Black and white dresses
-Botanical dress
-Never-before cottons
    Mainbocher coat-in cotton
    The talented dress-in cotton
    The smart suit-in cotton
    Three sought-after dresses-in cotton
-Mink jackets-arm's length
-Illusion shoes and stockings
-Made to order for summer- with jewels by Harry Winston and Carnegie
-Gold jewels from Paris
-Vogue Patterns-maternity fashions-Mrs. Edward Winpenny modeling maternity fashions.
-Linen suits; linen accessories
-Men's fashions; women's fashions
-For Vogue's Young Nillionaire
-Evening ideas for Mrs. Exeter

-Gossipy Memo from Paris Vogue
-Funny Bones: Jimmy Savo, Sid Caesar, Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin, Eddie Cantor, Bert Lahr, Phil Silvers, Groucho Marx, Wally Cox, Bob Elliot and Ray Goulding, Milton Berle, Fred Allen, Smith and Dale, Red Skelton, Bobby Clark, Jack Benny, Herb Shriner, Jimmy Durante, Danny Thomas, Sam Levenson, Ed Wynn
-"The Grass Harp" a semi-play by Truman Capote, costume by Cecil Beaton and Music by Virgil Thomson. As illustrated by Raymond Porter.
-Nassau, B.W.I. - Special Formula: Mr. and Mrs. T. Markoe Robertson, Sir Francis, Mr. and Mrs. Suydam Cutting, the Duke and the Duches of Argyll, Princess Stanislas Radziwill, Mrs. Edgar Leonard, Charles Amory, Mrs. Charles Munroe, Mr. and mrs. Frederick Payne, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Holmes, Francis Williams, Tana Alexander, Michael Van der Woude, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Berlin, Lrs. Leland Hayward and Mrs. William Paley, Yul Brynner with son Rocky, Mrs. Rex Benson, Loeila-the Duchess of Westminster, Mrs. Charles Amory, Mrs. Denis Alexander, the daughter of Lady Kemsley
   -People and Parties
-Their own ideas for summer:
Mr. and Mrs. Francis C. Thayer, II
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Anthony Loskot
Mr. and Mrs. James Stewart (illustrated by RBW)
Count and Countess Rene Bouet-Willaumez (illustrated by RBW, himself)
-The Art of Living in the Present. The author of The Foundation, Sparkenbroke, and, more recently, A Breeze of Morning, Charles Morgan is distinguished as a British novelist and essayist. by Charles Morgan
-Controversial Painter, Dubuffet. He believes that he celebrates the joy of living; that he paints the beauty that some consider ugly. By Allene Talmey

-Discoveries in beauty
-With clear prints: "Sunny Coral" lipstick
-Light up a new mouth with Maria Reachi daughter of the silent movies' Agnes Ayres.
-With green linen: "Copper Red" lipstick
-With beige linen: "Cherry Pie Pink" lipstick
-Further discoveries in beauty

Photographers: Henry Clarke, Frances McLaughlin, John Rawlings, Honeyman, Blumenfeld, Cecil Beaton, Prigent, Horst, Irving Penn, Leland Hayward, Rutledge

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1.5 inch chipped from bottom of spine. Musty smell. 1952 Top Right corner.

158 pages

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