The golden age of couture : Paris and London, 1947-57 /

"The Golden Age of Couture celebrates a momentous decade in fashion history that began with the launch of Christian Dior's famous New Look in 1947 and ended with his death in 1957. It was Dior himself who christened this era fashion's 'golden age', a period when haute coutur...

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Other Authors / Creators:Wilcox, Claire.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Victoria and Albert Museum.
Format: Book
Imprint: London : V & A, 2007.
Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST)
Table of Contents:
  • Dior's golden age : the renaissance of couture / Claire Wilcox
  • Inside Paris haute couture / Alexandra Palmer
  • Material evidence : London couture, 1947-57 / Amy de la Haye
  • Perfect harmony : textile manufacturers and haute couture, 1947-57 / Lesley Ellis Miller
  • Dior and Balenciaga : a different approach to the body / Catherine Join-Diéterle
  • Cecil Beaton and his anthology of fashion / Hugo Vickers
  • Intoxicated on images : the visual culture of couture / Christopher Breward
  • The legacy of couture / Claire Wilcox.