Fashion model Designer Knitwear designer Children’s line designer Swimwear designer Partner & Vice President of Townley Mademoiselle Merit Award, 1943 Coty American Fashion Critics Award, 1944 & 1958 Neiman Marcus Award, 1948 Women’s National Press Club Award, 1950 Parson’s Medal for Distinguished Achievement Award, 1956
Authored the book: What Shall I Wear? The What, Where, When, and How Much of Fashion Founder of American ready-to-wear fashion Named in Life Magazine’s 100 Most Important Americans of the 20 th Century, 1990 Maryland’s Women's’ Hall of Fame
Doo Ri Chung Donna Karan Anna Sui Isaac Mizrahi Cynthia Rowley Calvin Klein Elizabeth McKay Norma Kamali Doo Ri Chung dress
Seaman, Margo. McCARDELL, Claire. Fashion Encyclopedia, 2011. Web. 17 Mar. 2011. › http://www.fashionencyclopedia.com/Ma-Mu/Mccardell-Claire.html http://www.fashionencyclopedia.com/Ma-Mu/Mccardell-Claire.html Penn, Irving. “Twelve Beauties.” Vogue, 1947. Web. 17 Mar. 2011. › http://csebastian.tumblr.com/post/254618102 http://csebastian.tumblr.com/post/254618102 Glamour Splash. Claire McCardell Fashion Timeline and Innovations. Glamour Splash, 4 Feb. 2009. Web. 17 Mar. 2011. › http://www.glamoursplash.com/2009/02/claire-mccardell-fashion-timeline-and.html http://www.glamoursplash.com/2009/02/claire-mccardell-fashion-timeline-and.html Glamour Splash. Claire McCardell Sportswear. Glamour Splash, 4 Feb. 2009. Web. 17 Mar. 2011. › http://www.glamoursplash.com/2009/02/claire-mccardell-sportswear.html http://www.glamoursplash.com/2009/02/claire-mccardell-sportswear.html Staley Wise. The Collection, Genevieve Naylor. Staley Wise Gallery, 2011. Web. 17 Mar. 2011. › http://www.glamoursplash.com/2009/02/claire-mccardell-sportswear.html http://www.glamoursplash.com/2009/02/claire-mccardell-sportswear.html Jen Fitch Style. American High Style: Fashioning a Collection at the Brooklyn Museum. Jen Fitch Style Word Press, 16 June 2010. Web. 17 Mar. 2011. › http://jenfitchstyle.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/american-high-style-fashioning-a-collection- at-the-brooklyn-museum/ http://jenfitchstyle.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/american-high-style-fashioning-a-collection- at-the-brooklyn-museum/ Debutant Clothing. Tracey Ulman to Wear Claire McCardell to CFDA. Debutant Clothing, 8 June 2009. Web. 17 Mar. 2011. › http://www.debutanteclothing.com/news/fashion_history/ http://www.debutanteclothing.com/news/fashion_history/ Colete Patterns. Claire McCardell – The American Look. Colete Patterns. 2 Mar. 2011. Web. 20 Mar. 2011. › http://www.colettepatterns.com/blog/fashion-history/claire-mccardell-the-american-look http://www.colettepatterns.com/blog/fashion-history/claire-mccardell-the-american-look Websites
Lee, Sarah Tomerlin. American Fashion: The Life and Lines of Adrian, Mainbocher, McCardell, Norell, Trigere. New York, 1975. Stegemeyer, Anne. Who's Who in Fashion, Third Edition. New York,1996. Milbank, Caroline Rennolds. Couture: The Great Designers. New York, 1985. Books
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