Henri Lédéchaux bred the French hybrid rose Madame Ferdinand Janin in 1875. It was imported into the United States in 1886, where it was renamed American Beauty.
French fashion journalist and designer Michèle Rosier (1930-2017), the daughter of Elle Magazine editor Hélène Gordon-Lazareff, ran her own popular ready-to-wear label, V de V was short for Vêtements de Vacance or Vacation Clothes.
She specialized in stylish skiwear, exemplified by this boldly-printed nylon Ski Jacket (1966), and was nicknamed Queen of Vinyl for her pioneering use of that material
Photographed at the Exhibit Paris Refashioned: 1957-1968, Which Closed at the Museum at FIT on April 15th, 2017.