Mainbocher, 1941, Vogue
His trouser suit of striped cotton imitated the suites of workmen.
Navy WAVES uniform designed by Mainbocher
Marsha Hunt in Mainbocher tweed ensemble, 1935
1950's strapless gown
Mainbocher silk dress, June 1956, Vogue
But he is best remembered for his evening wear. He designed the wedding gown Mrs. Wallis Simpson wore when she wed the Duke of Windsor.
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor at Chateau De Conde, France, 1937
And Mainbocher created the popular color "Wallis Blue".
The Duke and Duchess with their dog, Miami, 1941
Courtesy of Let There Be Clothes by Lynn Schnurnberger