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Paris All Dressed Up -- April Fool's Day, 1951
French fashion designer Jean Dessès used photomontages to dress Parisian landmarks in his gowns. (Left) The column in the Place Vendome wore a strapless gown draped with roses. (Right) In sight of the Eiffel Tower, a street lamp sported a softly tailored beige and brown wool suit and a brown felt hat.


April Fool Categories: Fashion, National Landmarks, France, 1951, Photo Hoaxes.
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