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American fashion designer Claire McCardell. (Maryland Historical Society)
American fashion designer Claire McCardell. (Maryland Historical Society)
 A model wears the revolutionary Monastic dress in 1938. (Courtesy of Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY)
A model wears the revolutionary "Monastic" dress in 1938. (Courtesy of Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY)
From left, a 1940s evening gown by McCardell, a plaid dress, circa 1945, and a dress with Marc Chagall-designed fabric, circa 1955. (Maryland Historical Society)
From left, a 1940s evening gown by McCardell, a plaid dress, circa 1945, and a dress with Marc Chagall-designed fabric, circa 1955. (Maryland Historical Society)
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Fashion designer Claire McCardell wrote that "men are free from the clothes problem — why should I not follow their example?” In 1938, her "Monastic" dress did just that.
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