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Thea Porter's scrapbook

Author: Thea Porter; Venetia Porter; Amy De La Haye
Publisher: Norwich : Unicorn Press, Belgium : Graphius, 2019. 2019 ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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For nearly two decades, from 1966, Thea Porter created clothes made from sumptuous fabrics that drew inspiration from a view of the exotic Middle East. Combining richly patterned silks with antique fabrics, her clothes were a must for music and film stars such as Pink Floyd, Crystal Gayle, Elizabeth Taylor and Barbra Streisand. Fashion magazines all over the world featured her latest styles and Thea became a key  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Autobiography
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Thea Porter; Thea Porter
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thea Porter; Venetia Porter; Amy De La Haye
ISBN: 9781911604563 1911604562
OCLC Number: 1019627232
Description: xxi, 153 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Responsibility: edited by Venetia Porter ; with an essay by Amy de la Haye.

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Working drawings, sketches, snapshots and manuscript notes from Thea Porter's career as a high-profile fashion designer much in demand in the 1960s and 70s POP scene. A source book and inspiration  Read more...

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"The whole book is a great slice of fashion history." --Alexandra Shulman, former editor-in-chief, British Vogue; "A captivating book...Porter's writing resembles her designs - it is often...a Read more...

 
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