Paris Haute Couture PDF ePub eBook

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Paris Haute Couture free pdf This title is a comprehensive history of high fashion in Paris from Madame Gres and Balenciaga to Yves Saint Laurent and Yohji Yamamoto, spanning all aspects from clothing and accessories to perfume. Ever since Charles Frederick Worth dressed the Empress Eugenie in the 1860s, launching a golden century of dressmaking, Parisian haute couture has been a source of endless admiration and fascination. Its emphasis on exquisite design and meticulous craftsmanship has put it at the forefront of the fashion industry, in terms of its influence and its indisputable sublimation of fashion to an art form. The relevance and practices of haute couture may have evolved over time, but the work of many contemporary couturiers reveals a strong sense of continuity with the achievements of their predecessors, from the creations of Paul Poiret, Jeanne Lanvin, and Christian Dior, through to their modern counterparts in Christian Lacroix, Jean-Paul Gaultier, or Viktor

About Anne Zazzo

Anne Zazzo is an art historian and curator at the Musee Galliera in Paris. She has published several works on fashion, including Chantelle (Assouline, 2010) and a book in French on the history of undergarments.

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Author : Anne Zazzo
Publisher : Flammarion
Data Published : 07 January 2013
ISBN : 2080201387
EAN : 9782080201386
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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