Introduction * Early Life * Sportswear: 1910-20s * Iconic Fashions: 1910-1930s * Costumes: From the Ballets Russes to Hollywood * Nazism and Exile in Switzerland * The Karl Lagerfeld Years * Jewellery * Handbags * Beauty and Fragrances * Suggested Reading * Index.
A beautiful and elegant hardback gift purchase that's a must-have for every fashionista. Images include sketches and illustrations by Karl Lagerfeld, fashion photography by Cecil Beaton, Horst P Horst and Edward Steichen, as well as specially commissioned photographs of vintage pieces.
Having studied fashion at St Martins School of Art and history of art at Bristol University, Emma Baxter-Wright has taught fashion journalism at the University of the Arts, London and UCA. She has contributed to many publications including the New York Observer, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire, and is the author of two photographic books on the English fashion photographer Brian Duffy, and The Little Book of Schiaparelli. Emma lives in London, England.