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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring a Men's Ensemble and a Women's Ensemble Inspired by Beau Brummell's "Dandyism"

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Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Dan Arje (compiler)


October 19 1954

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photographic prints


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 looks are based upon Beau Brummell, a man famed for his fashion and "Dandyism". The men’s ensemble consists of a floor length striped coat, patterned waistcoat, neck tie, tight pants, and boots. The women’s ensemble consists of a full skirt with pockets, a blouse, heeled shoes and layered necklaces. A reel of film lies unraveled upon the ground. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Our hats off to Beau Brummell... Dandy Parts by Casino"


Fifth Avenue/ October 19, 1954


binder 4



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