I think Jean Patchett looks smashing in her lavender ensemble. She must be going to this Sunday’s Easter Parade!

Folks wander Fifth Avenue (from 49th St. to 57th St.) admiring various Easter Bonnets and Easter outfits. Unlike most New York City Parades, the Easter Parade is a far less organized event. There are no “Best Bonnet” prizes, but Fifth Avenue is closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.



UPDATE: This post is still under construction because I don’t know why the JPG isn’t showing up.  But if you click on the little rectangle box you can see the picture. The whole point of this blog is to tell a story with corresponding artwork which you’re supposed to be able to see without having to click on a little rectangle box or the word “Model: it keeps changing!

Model: Jean Patchett
Photographer: Erwin Blumenfeld
Vogue 1954