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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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As a girl King dreamed of being an artist. After studying art at the University of Washington she went to New York to study fashion at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. While in school she freelanced as a fashion artist for Women's Wear Daily, Vogue, and various New York department stores, which she continued to do throughout the 1920s. Friends encouraged her to design her own clothes, and in 1932 she began. She was proclaimed the creator of fashions that revealed "the artist's impatience with monotony," and her designs were introduced by Lord and Taylor, a New York department store. Each of the originals accompanying her debut was priced at $125, with copies ranging from $29.50 to $49.50.

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