Lucile Ltd : London, Paris, New York and Chicago, 1890s-1930s (Book, 2009) [UNC Charlotte Libraries]
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Lucile Ltd : London, Paris, New York and Chicago, 1890s-1930s

Author: Valerie D Mendes; Amy De La Haye; Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: London : V & A Publishing ; New York : Distributed in North America by H.N. Abrams, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the early 20th century, Lucile, Lady Duff Gordon (1863-1935), was an international fashion sensation. She created some of the most lavish, provocative, and controversial fashions of the Edwardian era, lingerie, tea-gowns and evening-wear that attracted famous beauties like Lillie Langtry and Mary Pickford. A flamboyant and eccentric character who survived the sinking of the Titanic, wrote a column for Hearst  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
History
1900-talet
Named Person: Lucy Duff Gordon; Lucy Duff Gordon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie D Mendes; Amy De La Haye; Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 9781851775613 1851775617
OCLC Number: 428893582
Notes: P. [41-168]: facsimile of "From Lucile Ltd. Autumn 1905."
Description: 222 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portrait, facsimile ; 32 cm
Contents: ' ... Most bewitching gowns ... ' 1890-1905 / Valerie D. Mendes --
Two from Lucile Ltd. Autumn 1905 --
' ... the raiment of allurement ... ' 1906-1935 / Valerie D. Mendes and Amy de la Haye.
Responsibility: by Valerie D. Mendes and Amy De La Haye.

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Mrs Lucy Wallace, Lady Duff Gordon as she became, transformed her business from a modest home-based dressmakers into the leading international fashion enterprise, Lucile Limited. This book focuses on  Read more...
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Stunning visual tribute

by KarenDFoster (WorldCat user published 2012-05-11) Very Good Permalink

Lucile Ltd by Valerie D. Mendes and Amy de la Haye captures the essence of the Edwardian...
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