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DEGIL Dior bridal dress LAUREN BACALL George Him GRUAU Tatler May 1957

DEGIL Dior bridal dress LAUREN BACALL George Him GRUAU Tatler May 1957

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Cover - Fashion illustration by Degil.

Bride & Home Beautiful illustrated cover dated 1st May 1957.

This Bride and Home number of the Tatler, with its charming cover by Degil, is designed to help a young couple set up house.

Beautiful bridal fashion shoot by Michel Molinare, text by Isobel Vicomesse D'Orthez. Models wear wedding gowns by Christian Dior (white organdie and lace tiered dress with veil), Norman Hartnell and Balmain, in the newly designed flat of interior decorator Michael Kent.  4 pages.

There are pages of fashions for the young bride, articles on where to go for the honeymoon (including what to wear and luggage - 2 pages) and on changing taste in furniture ('Kitchens trim as an aircraft', 2 pages), and news of practical and attractive ornaments and necessities which go to make a pleasantly furnished and well-run home.

Second cover page is a portrait of Marie Louise Hennessy, now Mrs Philip de Zulueta, shot by Bassano.

Lauren Bacall portrait by Karsh, half a page feature.

Followed by 2 pages of nightwear (Trousseau Treasures', with lingerie designs by Kayser Bondorthen, glamourous nightgowns by Keystone and Kayser etc in silk and nylons by Norman Hartnell etc.

2 pages of honeymoon suggestions.

2 pages of nuptial gift ideas.

The West Indies as a place to honeymoon, by K. Westcott Jones. 

Members of the Contemporary Art Society attend an evening at the Tate Gallery for the preview of the exhibition of paintings from the Soloman R. Guggenheim Museum of New York.  One page of photos of guests pictured in front of the art.

At home with the Davenport's, owners of Capesthorne Hall. 2pages. 

Kitchens trim as an aircraft' design feature, 2 pages.

An English home of great character.

Full page adverts for -



Charnos illustrated by Rene Gruau

Ballantyne knitwear at Harvey Nichols


Schweppshire / Schwepps designed by George Him

Half page ad for Horrockses

VG condition.  Cover has been reinforced in the past with a strip of tape.  Complete. 

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