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The power of style : the women who defined the art of living well

Author: Annette Tapert; Diana Edkins
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Reveals the inner qualities of 14 remarkable women who define style in ways that have lasted for generations. Witty and fascinating excursions into the worlds of Coco Chanel, Pauline de Rothschild, Diana Vreeland, Elsie de Wolfe, and others are captured in lavish photographs and entertaining anecdotes. We discover not only the preeminent influence that these women held over fashion and culture, but also the wry,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Tapert; Diana Edkins
ISBN: 0517585685 9780517585689
OCLC Number: 28853748
Description: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Rita Lydig --
Elsie de Wolfe --
Millicent Rogers --
Daisy Fellowes --
Duchess of Windsor --
Mona, Countess of Bismarck --
Pauline de Rothschild --
Diana Vreeland --
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis --
Coco Chanel --
Babe Paley --
Gloria Guiness --
Slim Keith --
C. Z. Guest.
Responsibility: by Annette Tapert and Diana Edkins.
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Reveals the inner qualities of 14 remarkable women who define style in ways that have lasted for generations. Witty and fascinating excursions into the worlds of Coco Chanel, Pauline de Rothschild, Diana Vreeland, Elsie de Wolfe, and others are captured in lavish photographs and entertaining anecdotes. We discover not only the preeminent influence that these women held over fashion and culture, but also the wry, often poignant tales of their personal lives.--From publisher description.

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