1956 Ivy Nicholson in rayon crêpe cocktail dress by Jacques Fath, photo by Jacques Decaux
Jacques Fath- A French fashion designer, he was known for his unique fabric choices and shapes. During his popularity he dressed the likes of Ava Gardner, Greta Garbo, and Rita Hayworth. Jacques Fath is today considered one of the three most dominant influences on postwar haute couture.
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It's all there in this sartorially splendid ensemble...1948 Jacques Fath
Dovima. Vogue, April 1956. Pleated capelet and black dress by Jacques Fath. Photo: Henry Clarke.
Dress, Evening Jacques Fath (French, 1912–1954) Design House: House of Jacques Fath (French, founded 1937) Date: spring/summer 1947 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. (132.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Richard Martin, 1993