Bonwit Teller & Co
October 19 1954
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Bonwit Teller window display featuring both women and men's ensembles. The display features a blue painted back-wall with a floor designed to emulate marble. The men's ensemble is based upon Beau Brummell, a man famed for his fashion and "Dandyism." It consists of a military outfit including a jacket with tasseled shoulder pads, a hat, leather boots and a sword. The women’s ensemble consists of high waisted pants, button down shirt, and heeled shoes. A film reel has unraveled at the mannequins’ feet and one holds a length of the film strip. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Our hats off to Beau Brummell... Dandy Parts by Casino... Sports Fifth Floor."
Fifth Avenue/ October 19, 1954
Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble and Men's Ensemble Inspired by Beau Brummell's "Dandyism" with Sword.
October 19 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 19 Nov 2019
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