Tuesday, July 27, 2010


We are really not mad at you. Rather, we are madras at you and we hope you might be a little madras at us, too. You should be mad and madras about this Claire McCardell by Townley madras dress that is so perfect for this time of the year when cotton is your friend! McCardell's iconic hook and eye closure is evident at the front of the dress and the modified dolman sleeves have a beautiful fold over at each shoulder. Although the red belt is not original, we quite like it together and picture the 21st century owner wearing the dress with Lanvin ballet flats or Christian Louboutin Delfin Platform Espadrille Wedges, our personal favorites. Come to think of it, the delightful Chanel wicker bag we posted yesterday would by the perfect should accessory to accompany this dress, along with some large sunglasses, of course.

Claire McCardell clothes by Townley madras print cotton day dress, c. 1950s. Modern size 4 to 6. (sold with red belt that is not original) SOLD
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