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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Carolyn Schnurer - A Short Career in Sportswear




Carolyn Schnurer sportswear images, circa 1946. She had a very short career in the world of fashion, only 16 years, but she sure left her mark.

She taught music and art before turning to sportswear design, 1940; clothes originally manufactured by Burt Schnurer Cabana Co., sold only at Best and Co., New York; company renamed for Carolyn Schnurer, 1946; left fashion design, became textile consultant to J.P. Stevens Company, circa 1956.

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