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SFlashback: Alan Malouf and Armani, 1980

People tend to forget that Giorgio Armani began his career exclusively as a designer of menswear, and that his early breakthrough as a designer was in the way he loosened up the man's suit.

SFlashback: Opera Opening, 1955

Long before, there was Life Magazine to showcase the glamorous gowns worn during the opening of the San Francisco Opera, as in this item from 1955.