Italian fashion first hit these pages on April 19, 1926. The catalyst: None other than Benito Mussolini, who had just launched his Pride-in-Appearance and Pride-in-Industry movements in Italy. “The...
September 23, 2010
April 19, 1926: Italian Dressing
"The consumer press nearly always has considered it humorous to ridicule the clothes idea," WWD wrote. "Not so Mussolini."
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