The Power of Style

The Power of Style

The Women Who Defined the Art of Living Well

Book - 1994
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Random House, Inc.
Reveals the inner qualities of 14 remarkable women who define style in ways that have lasted for generations. Witty and fascinating excursions into the worlds of Coco Chanel, Pauline de Rothschild, Diana Vreeland, Elsie de Wolfe, and others are captured in lavish photographs and entertaining anecdotes. We discover not only the preeminent influence that these women held over fashion and culture, but also the wry, often poignant tales of their personal lives. Full-color photographs.

Baker & Taylor
A witty journey inside the world of fashion introduces fourteen trend-setting women who defined the style of their eras, sharing anecdotes and 275 photographs that capture Coco Chanel, Pauline de Rothschild, Diane Vreeland, Jacqueline Onassis, and others. 20,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
They were the most stylish women of their time, setting the standards for the world of fashion, decorating, and entertaining. Rita Lydig, Elsie de Wolfe, Coco Chanel. Daisy Fellowes, the Duchess of Windsor, Countess Mona Bismarck, Millicent Rogers, Diana Vreeland, Pauline de Rothschild, Babe Paley, Gloria Guinness, Slim Keith, C. Z. Guest, and Jacqueline Onassis - these women not only dominated their time, they continue to fascinate and inspire.
The Power of Style makes these twentieth-century legends come alive, revealing their secrets and explaining, for the first time, how they came to be such preeminent figures. More, it reveals the amusing, instructive, and sometimes painful tales of the lives behind the legends.

Publisher: New York : Crown, c1994
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780517585689
Branch Call Number: 920.72 TAP
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Edkins, Diana


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