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Does anyone recognize this woman and designer?
Dovina? Dior?
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Date: 10/28/12 9:57 AM

This was on PostSecret this week and I'd like to make this outfit. I thought this was Richard Avedon shot of Dovina wearing Dior but I am probably wrong. Does anyone know for sure?
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Date: 10/28/12 11:28 AM

Don't have an answer, but a little search turned up at least three brave girls in voluminous gowns leaning out of the Tower, way high up! They're almost at the end of the photo series here.

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Date: 10/28/12 11:31 AM

Where did you pull the pic from?

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Date: 10/28/12 12:12 PM

I'm not sure whether that's Dovima or not. By the way, Dovima is spelled with an "m."



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Date: 10/28/12 12:28 PM

I don't think it's Avedon, I think it's Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Dior but can't find the name of the model.

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Date: 10/28/12 12:31 PM

I checked out the link... I love this blog...

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Date: 10/28/12 2:48 PM

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I don't think it's Avedon, I think it's Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Dior but can't find the name of the model.

Ok, thanks. I was hoping to find a book or website with a better photos but knowing the model should help. Don't have time to look now but I'll see if I can dig something up later. That outfit screams to me and I have to have it!
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Date: 10/28/12 11:54 PM

Okay, I'm unsure if this is the information you want but here goes.

The model is named Kouka and I think from the link I've listed below say she is a Dior model, and the design inspiration was the Eiffel tower. HTH.

http://www.andmas.co.uk/womansworld/fashion/fashion/fashion.htm

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Date: 10/29/12 0:03 AM

No, no...it's Cousin Kathy.
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Date: 10/29/12 0:38 AM

Cousin Kathy.... Hilarious!
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