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A new exhibition at the Chicago History Museum explores his work. By Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell Oct. 19, 2016 2:25 p.m. ET WHEN THE DUCHESS of Windsor said You can never be too rich or too thin, the former commoner might have been describing the clients of her go-to designer, Mainbocher. As famous for his high prices as for his wasp-waisted gowns, he designed her 1937 wedding dress and trousseau, and made clothes for other high-profile ladies of the day. He is the subject of the exhibition Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier, opening this weekend, at the Chicago History Museum and

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