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The author of the book: Emmanuelle Polle
Edition: Flammarion-Pere Castor
Date of issue: 06 Sep 2016
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 640 KB
City - Country: United States
Full description of the book "Jean Patou: A Fashionable Life":An illustrated monograph of haute couture designer Jean Patous life and career during the apex of twentieth-century glamour, drawn from previously unpublished family archives. During the 1920s and 1930s, the French couturier Jean Patou was Chanels main rival: day pajamas, jersey sportswear, swimwear, and the little black dress were all among the innovative designs marking Patous remarkable, albeit brief, career as the king of Parisian fashion. With his untimely death at 49, he had only fifteen years to make his mark on the history of couture, yet in that short time he amassed a colossal fortune, opened shops and PDF studios in Paris, Deauville, Biarritz, and New York, and invented some of the worlds legendary fragrances, including Joy and Que Sais-Je. This book recounts the story of Patous charmed life and career during the most glamorous years of the twentieth century. For the first time, the heirs of the Patou family have agreed to share their extensive private archives, and author Emmanuelle Polle spent more than two years reviewing thousands of unpublished documents: photographs, diaries, client lists, and original, hand-colored sketches. Signed by major names in fashion photography (Baron de Meyer, Laure Albin Guillot ePub, or the Seeberger brothers), the vintage photographspresented alongside fashion designs, original fabric swatches, art deco furniture, perfume bottles, and garments photographed especially for this volumeretrace the universe of this extraordinary aesthete and speak of a certain minimalism. This book is an essential reference for anyone interested in the history of fashion and of the greatest years of Parisian style.
About the author Emmanuelle PolleEmmanuelle Polle is a historian and journalist. She curated an exhibition on Christian Bérard at the Musée d’art moderne Richard Anacréon in Granville, France, in 2011.
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