C L A I R E M C C A R D E L L
She is by far one of our favorite designers of all time, and yet not known by many.
McCardell designed from the late 1930's-late 1950's and is credited with having created the American style of casual dress, otherwise known as "the American Look."
If only casual dressing looked this lovely today.
All photos from "Claire McCardell: Redefining Modernism" by Kohle Yohannan & Nancy Nolf