Uncategorized Teaser Tuesday: Jacqueline Kennedy and Friends at Bal De La Soie Charity (1954) April 17, 2012 No Comments New York: Attend April In Paris Ball...Sloan Simpson, (Left), Mrs. John F. Kennedy, (Center), wife of the U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, and stage star Celeste Holm, pose prettily at the "Bal De La Soie" annual April In Paris Ball last night at the Waldorf Astoria. Miss Simpson and Mrs. Kennedy modelled in a highlight parade of 21 gowns especially designed for the ball by leading couturiers of Paris and flown from France. Miss Holm appeared in a cabaret scene during presentation of 10 tableaux depicting "Les Plaisirs De Paris." Luxurious furs and costly jewels were displayed in addition to gorgeous gowns. (April 21, 1954, Corbis). Previous Post Next Post You may also like October 31, 2011 Happy Halloween! September 30, 2011 Accessories in Fashion Studies March 4, 2015 Fashion History Primary Sources: Les Modes Online Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.