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The House of Worth, 1858-1954: The Birth of Haute Couture
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Chantal Trubert-Tollu Francoise Tetart-Vittu
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The House of Worth, 1858-1954: The Birth of Haute Couture

Chantal Trubert-Tollu Francoise Tetart-Vittu


9780500519431

Thames & Hudson


Industrial: Commercial Art & Design;
Fashion & textiles: design


Hardback

336 pages

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ABBEY’S BOOKSELLER PICK —— How did 20 year old Englishman Charles Frederick Worth, who arrived in Paris with 40 francs in his pocket, rise to become the first fashion designer and found a family business that lasted for nearly a century? By clothing women of wealth in exquisite garments, which were beautifully constructed, finely detailed and in the most luxurious fabrics. He combined technical knowledge with marketing flair and this sumptuous book is an authoritative history and tribute to his brilliance, with hundreds of glorious illustrations. Truly stunning! Lindy Jones


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By:   Chantal Trubert-Tollu, Francoise Tetart-Vittu
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 310mm,  Width: 235mm, 
Weight:   2.330kg
ISBN:   9780500519431
ISBN 10:   0500519439
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   November 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active


With gorgeous color images of Worth designs, paintings, and archival fashion drawings and photographs, this sumptuous book is recommended for readers interested in the history of haute couture and French fashion.

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