Yves Saint Laurent (Firm) (designer); Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
Donor Genevieve W. Urbain served as Vice President and Fashion Director of Marshall Field & Co. The dress was a signature piece for the launching of Yves Saint Laurent's nautical look and was the most publicized garment of all the collection. Ms....
Part of the trousseau of Mrs. Ebenezer Andrews, Jr. (née Helen E. Robinson) of 389 Wabash Ave., mother of the donor. The wedding took place on September 15, 1869. The gown was cut and fitted at Field, Leiter and Company.
Worn by Mrs. Angelo Richard Arena, née Alice Paluzuelos, to the opening of the Marshall Field & Co. store in Houston, Texas in November, 1980; to the opening of the Lyric Opera in September, 1981; to dinner honoring Princess Margaret at the Casino...
Purchased by the donor, (née Marie Campbell, subsequently Marie Campbell Crane), at I. Magnin for $500. Worn at her wedding to Judge Walter J. Cummings on September 6, 1975 at Holy Name Cathedral, Lady Chapel, and Reception at the Tavern Club....
James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer); Samuel Winston Inc. (manufacturer)
There are four known versions of this dress, including this one worn by Chicagoan, Mrs. Byron Harvey, Jr. The others belonged to Mrs. Jean de Menil, Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, and Mrs. William Randolph Hearst Jr.
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