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  • Preowned 1940s Irina Roublon Eccentric And Fabulous Christmas Ornament Hat
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    Preowned 1940s Irina Roublon Eccentric And Fabulous Christmas Ornament Hat
    Be The Hit Of The Party With This 1940S Holiday Hat! From Divine San Francisco Milliner Extraordinaire Irina Roublon Comes This Festive Extravaganza Of Glass Christmas Ball Ornaments, Lame, Tinsel And Veiling. Combs Attach This So It Stands Up Like A Crown From The Crown Of The Head. One Size Fits All.Irina Excelled In Several Design Fields.Following Fashion Design School In New York City, And Her Move To San Francisco Irina Opened, In 1945, Her First Studio-Salon, As A Millinery Designer: Erabelle Hat Shop. For Her Shop's Logo She Used Her Fencing Mask And A Pair Of Foils.She Created 118 Headdresses For The Headdress Ball At The San Francisco Museum Of Art. Her Hats Were Recognized In San Francisco (Where They Were Frequently Remarked By Herb Caen) And Beyond. She Also Created A Special Collection Of Miniature Hats.She Later Shifted To American Haute Couture. She Became San Francisco's Most Notable Couturier, Designing Gowns, Outfits, And Coats Under The Label Irina Roublon, With Her Own Maison At San Francisco's Union Square.Among Other Accomplishments, In 1953 She Was Invited To Milan, And Designed The Costumes For The La Scala Production Of Puccini's Opera La Fanciulla Del West.Her 1955 Holiday Collection Show At Her Stockton Studio Featured 43 Selections, One Executed By Gellenghi, Florence, Italy. She Later Moved The Atelier To 260 Sutter St.She Dressed Many Of The City's Grande Dames, Including Ann Getty Light, Katherine Trefethen, Barbara Morgan Eisele, Kathryn Crosby, Maud Hill Schroll, Princess Natasha Romanoff, Etc. Herb Caen Often Referred To Her As Chanel Of The West Coast.
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