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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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King described her designing process as "backwards." She first sketched the dress in color. When the outline and drape of the garment were complete, she chose the fabric. Contemporaries agreed that if she knew more about cutting and sewing she might be restrained by technical difficulties from trying for certain effects. Her defiance of traditional rules gave her clothes the freshness for which she was famous.

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