Mainbocher on “Slang Fashion”

“As entertaining as slang fashion is, it is not a total language. I believe women must gown as they talk: a basis of grammar, lightened right here as well as there with a sprinkling of argot.”

—Mainbocher, 1967.

As quoted in The lost Art of Dress: The women who when Made America Stylish

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