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Illustrated with more than photographs, line drawings, and watercolors, it also includes 38 original patterns for Vionnet dresses. They both rose to the pinnacle of the fashion world, seemingly hand-in-hand, though separated by distance and time. Betty Kirke is a lecturer and instructor in costume conservation.

Vionnet loved flow in dresses — so did her famous clients like Marlene Dietrich and Joan Crawford — and she was famously opposed to corsets.

Madeleine Vionnet by Betty Kirke (2005, Hardcover)

The sexy, slinky bias-cut dresses associated with the s were invented by Vionnet to move with the body and show every curve. Now back in print with a fresh new cover, this reissue comes on the occasion of the th anniversary of the House of Vionnet. Madeleine Vionnet, by Betty Kirk One of the most influential designers in both European and American interwar fashion, and this book by Betty Kirk is the classic that will never be surpassed in the art of fashion book production–both for its depth of study and extraordinarily beautiful layout.

The book contained text, photos, sketches and patterns. Chanel lives because House of Chanel zillionaire owners Alain and Gerard Wertheimer have—with significant help from Karl Lagerfeld—kept the label alive and kicking. Share your thoughts with other customers. Foolproof Techniques to Fit Any Figure. No trivia or quizzes yet. Also a biography, the exhaustively researched text is drawn from interviews with Vionnet.


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