The Prince of Wales arrived in the United States in the 1920's and people were impressed with how quickly he could get into and out of his pants, which were equipped with a newfangled contraption -- the zipper. Zipper sales zoomed.
|James D'Arcy & Andrea Riseborough in W.E. (2011)|
|Elsa Schiaparelli evening gown circa 1935|
|Mad Men (2007-2015)|
Courtesy of Let There Be Clothes by Lynn Schnurnberger