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Elsa Schiaparelli | c. 1938

Worn by the famous burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee, this slinky Schiaparelli design emphasizes the curves of the female form. The slight mermaid silhouette, aided by the tight fit and flared train, is a Schiaparelli hallmark and caused the wearer to walk daintily along.

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