American Originals: Unsung Talents Who Are Finally Getting Their Due at the Met in “In America: An Anthology of Fashion”

Jessie Franklin Turner, Known for Teagowns and NégligésJessie Franklin Turner was a “homegrown” talent in more ways than one. The designer was noted for her tea-gowns, which were intended for intimate, mainly indoor settings, though a Turner dress was the highlight of “Two on the Terrace,” a well-known 1932 Vogue photograph of a stylish tete-a-tete. … Read more