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Smith, Charlotte

Works: 3 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 272 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs 
Classifications: GT1720, 391.2
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Publications about Charlotte Smith
Publications by Charlotte Smith
Most widely held works by Charlotte Smith
Dreaming of Chanel : vintage dresses, timeless stories by Charlotte Smith( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Traces the author's experiences as an heir to godmother Doris Darnell's extensive collection of vintage clothing, sharing what she learned when she discovered her godmother's written memories about several historically relevant articles
Dreaming of Dior : every dress tells a story by Charlotte Smith( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
"Charlotte Smith has had more than her fair share of fabulous dresses and adventures. Born in Hong Kong and raised in the United States, she lived life to the full in London, Paris and New York before falling in love with Australia and discovering she had inherited a priceless vintage clothing collection from her American Quaker godmother, Doris Darnell. Then the boxes started arriving, with more than three thousand treasures dating from 1790 to 1995, from originals by Dior, Chanel and Balenciaga to a pioneer woman's daintily mended best dress. But when she unearthed her godmother's book of stories about the dresses and the women who wore them, the true value of what she had been bequeathed hit home. This wasn't a mere collection of beautiful things, it was a collection of life."--Publisher description
Fashion in the age of Queen Victoria : the Darnell collection by Tansy Curtin( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"A catalogue accompanying the exhibition of the same name. The Darnell Collection is a private collection of fashion from the eighteenth century to the present day. This catalogue looks at Victorian era fashion including some Quaker dress"--Provided by publisher
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