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Lilly Daché

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
Lilly Daché Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Lilly Daché Marker
Inscription.  Lilly Daché was one of the world’s most successful milliners. Working in New York, she utilized techniques learned in her native France. Her hats were characterized by bold, sculptural shapes, which required complex blocking, Many were also decorated with seductive veils and trimmings. Most famous during the 1930s and 1940s, when a chic hat was at least as important as a stylish dress. Daché was a milliner extraordinaire.
 
Erected 2002.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceWomen.
 
Location. 40° 45.187′ N, 73° 59.339′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Seventh Avenue. This marker is located in the sidewalk on Seventh Avenue between West 37th Street and West 38th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 7th Avenue, New York NY 10018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mainbocher (a few steps from this marker); Willi Smith (a few steps from this marker); Perry Ellis
Lilly Daché Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Lilly Daché Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Norman Norell (within shouting distance of this marker); Claire McCardell (within shouting distance of this marker); Halston (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rudi Gernreich (about 300 feet away); Anne Klein (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Lilly Daché - FMD. Lilly Dache was considered the top milliner in New York, when hats were considered more important than dresses. She attracted a vast movie star clientele which included Betty Grable and Marlene Dietrich. (Submitted on August 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. fashion designer
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on February 20, 2019, by Bruce Guthrie of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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