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A two piece day suit in pale yellow linen with a jacket and an A-line skirt. The collarless jacket has a bow at center. This Cassini was designed after a Spring-Summer 1962 model by Jules-Francois Crahay, for Nina Ricci.
A double breasted pale blue silk coat with four large covered buttons across the chest. The seams form to the body at the waist. The seaming on this coat suggests and hourglass- a dress form to which Cassini was particularly attached- though here it is subordinated to Jacqueline Kennedy's own preference for clothing that implies, but does not defi...
Pink silk chiffon strapless evening dress. This sari inspired evening dress is delicately beaded with porcelain and rhinestones. Jacqueline Kennedy had noticed a photograph of Audrey Hepburn wearing the original yellow version of the dress in the May 11, 1962 issue of Life magazine. She supplied Cassini with a sketch from which he created this ve...
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