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A Couture Salute to Charles James
By Rebecca Malinsky
A model wears the Charles James gown pictured in adjacent sketches.
A CT scan shows the construction of a Charles James gown.
As Coco Chanel launched her career as a hat maker in Paris, Charles James did the same in Chicago.
A Charles James dress form
James’ Clover dress exhibits his skill for detailed construction.
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