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Christian Dior: The Biography 1st Edition

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ISBN-10: 1590200829
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'Zooms in on the unveiling of the New Look... Ms. Pochna brings to her subject a reporter's doggedness and a mechanic's knack for assembling a whole from dozens of parts' - New York Times Book Review. 'Successfully chronicles the private life and public glory of the mid-century's most famous Frenchman' - New Yorker. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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Born and educated in France, Marie-France Pochna obtained a law degree from Paris University and became a member of the bar. The undisputed authority on Dior, she lectures on him all over the world. Her previous books include biographies of Italian magnate Gianni Agnelli and the fashion designer Nina Ricci. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: The Overlook Press; 1 edition (July 28, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1590200829
  • ISBN-13: 978-1590200827
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #180,449 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Christian Doir was a legendary French fashion designer who caused a worldwide sensation, establishing the House of Doir with striking fashion choices which earned him the 'King of Fashion' label. This biography offers a powerful examination of his inspiration, his opulent world, and the luxury and choices of his amazing career. Art libraries will find it a fine and lasting acquisition, pairing this powerful biographical survey with black and white photos of Doir's many styles. Not to be missed by any collection strong in fashion history.
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Ms Pochna knows her subject, and we live the excitement of the creation of one of the great houses through her eyes. A must for fashionista and lovers of quality
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My fiancee loved it. She was so excited when she opened the pkg. Even moreso b/c it was autographed by the author.
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