California & The West, Uncategorized Tuesday Teaser: The ‘New Look’ arrives in San Francisco (1947) August 30, 2011 No Comments Sept 24, 1947: "That 'new look' came to Union Square today when O'Connor, Moffat staged an outdoor fashion show for a noon throng of fashion-conscious women. There were some men there, too. They came to see the comely models displaying the controversial 1947 fashions in dresses, and the controversial 1647 fashions worn by Linda Darnell in 'Forever Amber.' There was a band, a floral display, and pigeons - of course." (via the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library) Previous Post Next Post You may also like April 18, 2016 CSA Western Region announces mini-Symposium and tour in Edmonton, Canada December 5, 2011 How the Million Dollar Mermaid costume almost killed Esther Williams July 16, 2014 “Hips Don’t Lie” at the Asian Art Museum (San Francisco) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.