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- DescriptionAfter working as a stylist in Paris, Elizabeth Hawes launched one of the first American design houses in Depression-era New York. Her witty and astute memoir offers an insider's critique of the fashion scene during the 1920s and '30s. Hawes deunces the industry's predatory practices, advising readers to reject ever-changing fads in favor of comfortable, durable, flattering attire
- Author BiographyAmerican clothing designer Elizabeth Hawes (1903-71) was an outspoken critic of the fashion industry and champion of ready-to-wear styles. In addition to her work as a fashion stylist and journalist, she was among the first Americans to establish a reputation beyond Parisian haute couture as well as a union organizer and political activist. Brooklyn-based writer Alice Gregory has contributed to The New Yorker, The New York Times, Times Magazine, Slate, Elle, Harper's, The Boston Globe, and other publications.
- Author(s)Elizabeth Hawes
- PublisherDover Publications Inc.
- Date of Publication31/07/2015
- SubjectAutobiography: General
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDover Publications Inc.
- Weight408 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine15 mm
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