As much as I love the internet, it seems to have rendered World’s Fairs as a thing of the past, and that is a crying shame. Here, a model is showing off the latest fashions on a catwalk consisting of a ramp descending into a pool of water.
Interior view of the United States Pavilion at the Brussels World’s Fair, with fashion show in progress, 1958 / unidentified photographer. James S. Plaut papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

As much as I love the internet, it seems to have rendered World’s Fairs as a thing of the past, and that is a crying shame. Here, a model is showing off the latest fashions on a catwalk consisting of a ramp descending into a pool of water.

Interior view of the United States Pavilion at the Brussels World’s Fair, with fashion show in progress, 1958 / unidentified photographer. James S. Plaut papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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