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Killer style : how fashion has injured, maimed, & murdered through history

Author: Serah-Marie McMahon; Alison Matthews David; Gillian Wilson
Publisher: Toronto, ON ; Berkeley, CA : Owlkids Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Equal parts fab and frightening, Killer Style explores the ways in which make-up, clothing, and accessories have killed, maimed, or tormented those who wear and make them. From the story of hatters felled by mercury poisoning to tulle-burnt ballerinas to the victims of the modern craze for sandblasted denim, no one is safe from these crimes of fashion."--
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Genre/Form: Informational works
Illustrated works
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serah-Marie McMahon; Alison Matthews David; Gillian Wilson
ISBN: 9781771472531 1771472537
OCLC Number: 1080223336
Description: 48 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Horrified heads --
Miserable middles --
Unlucky legs --
Don't blame the victim.
Responsibility: by Serah-Marie McMahon & Alison Matthews David ; illustrations by Gillian Wilson.

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"Equal parts fab and frightening, Killer Style explores the ways in which make-up, clothing, and accessories have killed, maimed, or tormented those who wear and make them. From the story of hatters felled by mercury poisoning to tulle-burnt ballerinas to the victims of the modern craze for sandblasted denim, no one is safe from these crimes of fashion."--

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