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Galanos Press Photo

Press Photo

October 1, 2017

Object: Publicity Photo

Designer: James Galanos

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photograph

Date: Spring/Summer 1955

Country: USA

Credit: Gift of James Galanos 

The Spring/Summer collection of 1955 from James Galanos featured several black dresses with sheer panels that were exceptionally provocative for the time.  Marilyn Monroe famously purchased one that she wore to promote The Prince and the Showgirl as did the daring Duchess of Windsor.