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Claire McCardell: The Girl Who Defied Dior, part 1 - Dressed: The History of Fashion

Dressed: The History of Fashion

Called the "designer's designer," Claire McCardell turned the American fashion industry on its head starting in the 1930s with her fresh modern take on sportwear. This week we examine her career and legacy in a two-part episode.

Additional Reading:

  • Nolf, Nancy and Kohle Yohannan. Claire McCardell: Redefining Modernism. New York: Abrams, 1998.
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    Claire McCardell:  The Girl Who Defied Dior, part 1 - Dressed: The History of Fashion