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Author Parkins, Ilya.

Title Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli [electronic resource] : fashion, femininity and modernity / Ilya Parkins.

Imprint London ; New York : Berg, 2012.

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Edition English ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 193 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Fashion, femininity and modernity in designer self-fashioning -- 1. Fashion and the time of modern femininity -- 2. Paul Poiret: classic and new in the struggle for designer mastery -- 3. Elsa Schiaparelli: glamour, privacy and timelessness -- 4. Christian Dior: nostalgia and the economy of feminine beauty -- Conclusion: fashioning self, reflecting ambivalence.
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Subject Dior, Christian.
Schiaparelli, Elsa, 1890-1973.
Poiret, Paul.
Women's clothing -- Social aspects.
Clothing and dress -- Social aspects.
Fashion -- Social aspects.
Feminism -- Social aspects.
Fashion designers -- France.
Women fashion designers -- France.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Parkins, Ilya. Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli. English ed. London ; New York : Berg, 2012 9780857853264 (DLC) 2012012690 (OCoLC)786460977
ISBN 9780857853295 (electronic bk.)
0857853295 (electronic bk.)
9780857853288 (electronic bk.)
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