Designer Betsey Johnson fitting her mirror dress on spanish-born model Valma. The fabric, which was developed for Betsey by Coating Products Inc. of Englewood New Jersey, is a silvered chrome, laminated onto a soft canvas or flannel liner. The dress ($35) from Paraphernalia, is accessorised with a silver helmet which snaps under the chin and chunky heeled tap shoes.
Image scanned by Sweet Jane from Fashion-The Century Of The Designer,1900-1999 by Charlotte Seeling. Dress by Betsey Johnson, April 1966.