Woman's Suit (Jacket and Skirt) Gilbert Adrian (United States, United States, California, circa 1949 Costumes; ensembles Wool twill a) Jacket center back length: 27 in. b) Skirt center back length: 33 in. cm) Gift of Mrs.
In February 1945 Adrian was awarded the third annual American Fashion Critics Award. Thirty-two of the designer's garments were displayed at the award ceremony, including this ensemble which was part of his "Modern Museum" collection
"Pennsylvania Dutch" Dress- side view Designer: Gilbert Adrian (American, Naugatuck, Connecticut 1903–1959 Hollywood, California) Date: 1947 Culture: American Medium: rayon Credit Line: Gift of Gilbert Adrian, 1948 Accession Number: C.I.48.72 Metropolitan Museum of Art
Suit | Adrian (American, 1903-1959) | United States, circa 1950 | Navy blue wool faille, silk taffeta | One of the finest designers to craft suits for women was Gilbert Adrian, the legendary Hollywood costumer-turned-fashion designer | Adrian transported suits from the silver screen to the streets of America and produced endless variations of the sharply chiseled, war-time silhouettes. This is a cocktail version, with fitted wool torso and voluminous silk sleeves | The Museum at FIT, New…