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Lilly Daché

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Lilly Daché Marker
Inscription. Lilley 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.
 
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. Touch for map. This marker is located in the sidewalk on Seventh Avenue between West 37th Street and West 38th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 7th Avenue, New York NY 10018, United States of America.
 
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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Norman Norell (within shouting distance of this marker); Claire McCardell (within shouting distance of this
Lilly Daché Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Lilly Daché Marker
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 San Jose, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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