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A court shoe of printed fabric, graced by a flat bow, designed by Roger Vivier for Christian Dior c.1952, photo by Sacha Van Dorssen, 1987.
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Ava Gardner
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As Joan Madou in "Arch of Triumph, 1948.
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Absurd Christmas Gifts 1953
Caption from LIFE: “Sleep mask for light sleepers is satin-edged in gold braid, has gold eyelashes, brows and twinkling rhinestone stars.” (Yale Joel / The LIFE Picture Collection)
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Actress Rita Hayworth lounging on her king size bed at home, 1945.
Peter Stackpole/LIFE Picture Collection/Shutterstock
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Actress Kim Novak, 21, lounging on a satin bed, 1954.
J.R Eyerman The LIFE Picture Collection/Shutterstock
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Costume test for Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire directed by Elia Kazan, 1951
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Alive painting 1949. Jean Cocteau creates A Painting Comes to Life with model Leo Coleman by Philippe Halsman
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1954 Christian Dior Haute Couture 'Lily of the Valley' Satin Evening Dress Suit
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"Cocktail Dress" by John Chillingworth - 4th September 1954: A cocktail dress and waist length fitted jacket in cream satin made by Jacques Fath. 
Falaise Collection" by John Chillingworth - An outfit designed for the English market by Maxime de la Falaise. The model wears a pale tangerine sweater and tie with apricot red tapered doeskin pants. 
Original Publication: Picture Post
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"Ekberg Smiles" by John Chillingworth, on the  10th December 1955: Swedish actress Anita Ekberg smiling during her make up session before meeting the press at the Savoy Hotel, London. 
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Anita Ekberg & Marcello Mastroianni by by Pierluigi Praturlon in "La dolce vita" directed by Federico Fellini, 1960
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Marianne Faithfull & Mick Jagger, 1967
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Diane Arbus, "Couple on a Pier", New York, 1963
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William Burroughs by Jeannette Montgomery Barron, 1985
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Elizabeth Taylor (1932 - 2011, right) greets Diana Princess of Wales (1961 - 1997) backstage at the Victoria Palace Theatre after a charity premiere of 'The Little Foxes', London, 9th March 1982.
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Princess Diana Meets Comedian Rowan Atkinson In 1984
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