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Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli : Fashion, Femininity and Modernity

Label
Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli : Fashion, Femininity and Modernity
Title
Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli
Title remainder
Fashion, Femininity and Modernity
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Through a highly original and detailed analysis of the memoirs, interviews and other life writings of Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli, this book explores changing notions of femininity in the early decades of the twentieth century, when the democratization of fashion began. Examining the idea of modernity, eternity and the ephemeral in the writings of these haute couturiers, the book reflects on fashion's ambivalent approach to women, which both celebrated and vilified them, presenting them as both ultra modern style leaders and irrational creatures stuck in the past. This fascinating text is ke
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parkins, Ilya
Dewey number
  • 391.2
  • 391/.2
Index
no index present
LC call number
GT1720 .P37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dior, Christian
  • Schiaparelli, Elsa
  • Poiret, Paul
  • Women's clothing
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
  • Feminism
  • Fashion designers
  • Women fashion designers
  • Dior, Christian
  • Poiret, Paul
  • Schiaparelli, Elsa
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion designers
  • Fashion
  • Feminism
  • Women fashion designers
  • France
  • Cultural studies
  • Gender studies: women
  • History of fashion
  • Sociology
  • Design
  • Design
  • Fashion & society
Label
Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli : Fashion, Femininity and Modernity
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; 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; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
854520542
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (207 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857853295
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780857853295
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854520542
Label
Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli : Fashion, Femininity and Modernity
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; 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; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
854520542
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (207 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857853295
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780857853295
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854520542

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