Harper's Bazaar, October 1939. Cover by A. M. Cassandre. A fabulous copy of Harper's Bazaar from the editing era of Carmel Snow, with art direction by Alexey Brodovitch. Features news of the major Paris couture wartime shut-downs, hooded wedding dresses, the return of corsetry with the latest wasp-waist dresses, new trends in cosmetics like dewy beauty, a large portrait photograph of Gloria Vanderbilt at 15, black and red Spanish-inspired Balenciaga designs, a profile on the development of rayon, Chanel's costume designs for Salvador Dali's ballet, "Baccanale," and more.
148 pgs, measures approx. 13" H x 9.75" W x 0.4" D. Good condition – some wear to cover and edges, some bends to pages, light toning. See images for reference, and feel free to email for more information.
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