Swinging 60’s Lingerie – Lucie Ann

Gold label Claire Sandra by Lucie Ann of Beverly Hills were the most Elite styles made for Movie Stars and Royalty.

Coveted Lucie Ann “Gold Label” Peignoirs  and Gowns are an embodiment of vintage romance! A classic style comprised of a sleeveless dressing gown with a plunging V-neckline and a V-back, adorned with three small bows. The double sheer robe has short sleeves with an attached tie belt with pompons.
Magnificent to present in for your Sir/ Madame!

Lucie Ann lingerie was founded in 1947 by Lucie Ann Onderwyzer (1913-1988). She became renowned for her extensive use of nylon tricot peignoirs trimmed with marabou. Based in Beverly Hills, California, her lingerie found favor with the stars, and was featured in the TV series Green Acres, being worn by star Eva Gabor. After Onderwyzer’s death, the business was sold, and the label changed to Lucie Ann II. This line is still in production.


The flowing Peignoir (lingerie)

I
Complacencies of the peignoir, and late 
Coffee and oranges in a sunny chair, 
And the green freedom of a cockatoo 
Upon a rug mingle to dissipate 
The holy hush of ancient sacrifice.
She dreams a little, and she feels the dark
Encroachment of that old catastrophe,
As a calm darkens among water-lights.
The pungent oranges and bright, green wings
Seem things in some procession of the dead,
Winding across wide water, without sound.
The day is like wide water, without sound,
Stilled for the passing of her dreaming feet
Over the seas, to silent Palestine,
Dominion of the blood and sepulchre.

~”Sunday Morning”, Wallace Stevens

Esther Williams – America’s Mermaid A peignoir is mentioned in opening chapters of the novel Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald, where it is described in the context of beach attire.

Peignoir
(pronounced [pɛ.ɲwaːʁ])
is a long outer garment for women which is often sheer and made of chiffon or another translucent fabric.

The word comes from French peigner, to comb the hair (from Latin pectināre, from pectenpectin-, comb) describing a garment worn while brushing one’s hair, originally referring to a dressing gown or bathrobe.

Very high-end peignoirs were occasionally sold with sheer long gloves and stockings made of the same material as the peignoir itself for wear to bed or on occasions where the wearer would be seen in her nightclothes; such as visiting or while sharing accommodations during travel. Contemporary peignoirs are usually sold with matching nightgown or panties.

This explains the confusion in dievca’s mind about a négligée and peignoir….both can be a robe or dressing gown. But a négligée can also be in the form of a sheer nightgown and peignoirs are usually sold in sets with a nightgown….whew!

Whatever…

dievca would love to wear a beautiful sheer, flowing, vintage peignoir set for Master.
Something to search for~