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Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier

While visiting Chicago last month I took the opportunity to view the exhibition Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier at the Chicago History Museum.

Main Rousseau Bocher (1890-1976) was Chicago born and raised but as a young man he set off for adventure, first to New York City and later to Paris. 267 more words


"The First American Couturier"

So Chicago History Museum has an exhibit named Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier. I mean… … well I loved it! As mentioned on their site, it “features thirty garments, fashion illustrations, and photography and explores the designer’s remarkable journey from his humble roots on Chicago’s West Side to the salons of Paris and New York.” 118 more words