April 1997

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About The Cover: Marilyn Monroe passed away in 1962 while she was filming Something's Got to Give for George Cukor at 20th Century Fox. Hollywood's most glamorous designer, Jean Louis, was creating her wardrobe for the film, including this seductive bit of lingerie. Notified of her death, Mr. Louis ordered that the sketch be left unfinished. 

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Relaxed in Palm Springs

In which we get to spend some quality time with Jean Louis.

Architecture: Down-To-Earth Architecture of E. Stewart Williams

He designed the Palm Springs Desert Museum, that great bank building on the corner of Ramon and Palm Canyon, the mountain Tramway station and some of the most enduring buildings in the desert, always keeping in the mind the bulding's place in its environment. A granddaughter's tribute.

Fashion: Very Suitable

Photography by David Glomb. When you're dealing with 345 days of sunshine a year, there's a dress code.

A Designer's Designer

Jean Louis
Jean Louis, the Hollywood designer who most observers say defined silver screen glamour, shares his personal sketchbook and some juicy anecdotes about the stars he dressed. Oh, that Marilyn!
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