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The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of vintage fashion.
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Wilson Folmar was the head designer of the custom department at exclusive department store Jay – Thorpe from 1936 – 1956. He also designed for Ben Gam and Maurice Rentner in the 1950s and in 1957 he became the designer for Edward Abbott. In 1964, he formed his own company, Wilson Folmar, Inc., which produced a line of medium to high priced cocktail and evening clothes. The company went out of business in 1972.
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from a 1950s dress
from a 1960s cocktail dress
from a late 1960s/early 1970s maxi dress