Published August 17, 1929
Gorgeous evening gowns from Bonwit Teller provide the focus for this illustration by Porter Woodruff, which appeared in the August 17, 1929, Vogue. From left: an orange jersey tulle princess gown by Kurzman, accented with an asymmetrical spiraling of ruffled tiers; a red crepe de Chine dress with a wrapped bow detail around a dropped waist; and a black panne velvet sheath with jeweled claps connecting the bodice to the straps and finished with a draped asymmetrical hem.
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