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Madeleine Vionnet

By Betty Kirke ; Foreword by Issey Miyake
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This “spectacular tribute to a designer of breathtaking grace and originality” (Threads) is the definitive volume on the legendary Madeleine Vionnet’s life and work. Now back in print with a fresh ne...
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This “spectacular tribute to a designer of breathtaking grace and originality” (Threads) is the definitive volume on the legendary Madeleine Vionnet’s life and work. Now back in print with a fresh new cover, this reissue marks the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the House of Vionnet and the revival of the Vionnet brand. Lavishly illustrated in over 400 photographs, sketches, and with complete patterns for 30 of the most influential designs of this architect among dressmakers, this exquisite volume is an essential reference for fashion students and a vibrant portrait of a grande dame of 20th century couture.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 244
Size: 10-1/2 x 14-1/4
Publication Date: 08/29/2012
ISBN: 9781452110691
Betty Kirke is a lecturer and instructor in costume conservation. She lives in New York City.