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Helena Rubinstein : the woman who invented beauty

Author: Michèle Fitoussi; Kate Bignold; Lakshmi Ramakrishnan Iyer
Publisher: London, Great Britain : Gallic Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Helena Rubinstein was born into a poor Polish family at the end of the 19th century; by the time of her death in 1965 she had built a cosmetics empire that spanned the world. This is her amazing life story.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Helena Rubinstein; Helena Rubinstein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michèle Fitoussi; Kate Bignold; Lakshmi Ramakrishnan Iyer
ISBN: 9781908313461 1908313463
OCLC Number: 819521368
Language Note: Translation of: Helena Rubinstein, la femme qui inventa la beauté.
Description: xiii, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Exile --
Kazimierz --
the Rubinstein family --
A merciless new world --
A tough apprenticeship --
243 Collins Street --
Beauty is power --
Back to her roots --
Edward William Titus --
Mayfair lady --
24 Grafton Street --
Rich and famous --
Paris, here I come! --
Beauty enlightening the world --
The Great Rubinstein Road Tour --
Paris is a moveable feast --
Friend to artists --
Beauty becomes big business --
The little lady takes on Wall Street --
Mourning for happiness --
Family life --
Stay young! --
Who is the fairest of them all? --
Princess Gourielli --
Watching the war from New York --
Rebuilding once again --
The Pink Jungle --
The last man in her life --
The show must go on --
Nobody lives forever --
The empire without its empress.
Other Titles: Helena Rubinstein.
Responsibility: Michèle Fitoussi ; translated from the French by Kate Bignold and Lakshmi Ramakrishnan Iyer.

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Dressed by Chanel and Yves St Laurent, painted by Salvador Dali and Picasso and mingling with Colette and Proust, Helena Rubinstein not only enjoyed unbelievable success, but was also instrumental in  Read more...

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'This vivid account pops with fascinating detail and reads like fiction. Wonderfully, it isn't.' Elle

 
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