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Friday, August 27th 2010

3:56 PM

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12 Additional Thoughts.

Posted by Lizzie:

Sue, I'd love to see photos if you find them!
Wednesday, September 15th 2010 @ 6:41 PM

Posted by sue:

Oh my goodness the dress with all the roses on it puts me in mind of a dress my mother used to ware that patterned exactly like it. I don't remember if it had roses but I think it did. All I do remember is it was red and the exact same pattern. Now I wonder if it was a Sayde dress. If can find a picture of my mother in that dress I will e-mail it.
Tuesday, September 14th 2010 @ 7:02 PM

Posted by Lizzie:

I'm glad you all liked this piece. It's just so important to document these 20th century dressmakers while the information is still available!

I actually found a 1950s Jerry Gilden dress this weekend, and I'll post photos of it later. It's a very nice frock!
Sunday, September 5th 2010 @ 7:11 AM

Posted by daisyfairbanks:

Wonderful bio! Interesting that she later worked for Carlye - I'm wondering if some of their early (and incredibly detailed) dresses I've seen were designed by Sayde.
Thursday, September 2nd 2010 @ 8:29 AM

Posted by Lin:

chiming in late to say this is a fascinating life story - thanks for publishing it for all to read. And very much in agreement with Sarah and you on who are the most interesting 'women of fashion'.
Wednesday, September 1st 2010 @ 3:08 AM

Posted by Renaissance Festivals:

the historical collocation amazing..with complete information about the dresses and costumes..

Thanks for great posting
Renaissance-Festivals.com :)
Tuesday, August 31st 2010 @ 12:51 AM

Posted by Sarah:

"It's a bit ironic that we remember the names of designers who worked to clothe the wealthiest women, but not those who produced beautiful clothing that most women could afford."

I couldn't agree with you more. Excellent piece!
Monday, August 30th 2010 @ 12:34 AM

Posted by Couture Allure:

Fantastic article, Lizzie! I am so thrilled to know more of the history of Jerry Gilden, one of my all time favorite lines. Thank you!
Saturday, August 28th 2010 @ 9:09 AM

Posted by Em:

Great post!
Saturday, August 28th 2010 @ 5:44 AM

Posted by Pinky-A-GoGo:

Wonderful and interesting piece.
Thank you for sharing her wonderful story with us!
Saturday, August 28th 2010 @ 5:30 AM

Posted by Metro Retro Vintage:

What an interesting and in depth piece on Jerry Gilden. I especially enjoyed learning about Sayde and her successful rise to the top in her field. And thank you so much for featuring a Gilden dress from the shop. :)
Friday, August 27th 2010 @ 7:51 PM

Posted by Mary Jane Enros:

Thank you so much for shedding some light on this company. I have always admired Jerry Gilden dresses. Knowing the background story about the wonderful lady who had such a keen sense of style makes it all so much more interesting. It's always nice to know about what goes on behind the scenes. I will appreciate their dresses all the more after reading your blog.
Friday, August 27th 2010 @ 6:54 PM