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1934 Ad, Camel Cigarettes, with Young Fashionable Debutante in Evening Gown
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Tagline, followed by a list of upper-crust American women of the 1930’s era who smoked Camel cigarettes:
"Among the many distinguished women who prefer Camel’s costlier tobaccos"

Featured is a photo of young socialite woman, Miss Mimi Richardson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Courtlandt Richardson of New York. Per the advert text, Mimi was "voted the most popular debutante for the season" – the fashion description captioned beneath her photo reads:
"Miss Richardson’s Bergdorf-Goodman gown is golden beige satin; the quilted wrap is full-length"

Testimonial quote from Mimi:
"I can dance all night long and never feel tired if I smoke a Camel now and then."

Published in McCall’s magazine, December 1934, Vol. 62 No. 3

Fair use/no known copyright. If you use this photo, please provide attribution credit; not for commercial use (see Creative Commons license).

Any Shop Style: Style for Everyone
… designer Bai Peng to downright zany cocktail dresses from Cindy Wei Zhang Studio – more of a showroom than an edited collection. Rather than restricting pieces or designers based on pre-determined trends, Any Shop Style's fashion buyers simply …
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Apparel Sourcing Paris trade fair registers more than 100 newcomers
Among the newcomers in sportswear, very fashionable collections by Kreateks Tekstil (Turkey) and Alphabeta (South Korea) are waiting to be discovered. Accessories always attract more exhibitors. Newcomers such as Ningbo … They will be offering …
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The Republican candidates idolize Reagan. But not one of them can match his style.

The Republican candidates idolize Reagan. But not one of them can match his style.
A stroller suit is worn for daytime, semi-formal occasions. Essentially it is a black coat typically paired with gray trousers and waistcoat, as well as a dress shirt with French cuffs. It is traditional and elegant; it oozes glamour and is definitely …
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I'm The Heaviest I've Ever Been and I Just Bought My First Crop Top
When I was 15 years old, I wore a white crop-top. I actually don't remember how it came into my possession, my wardrobe being made of so many hand-me-downs, pieces swapped between friends, and thrift-store finds, it could have come from many places.
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Restaurant Review: Untitled at the Whitney in the Meatpacking District
Untitled is on the ground floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The Whitney is the second major art museum in the city to choose Danny Meyer to run a big, semiformal restaurant — the Museum of Modern Art is the other — and yet Mr. Meyer is …
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