The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion

The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion

by Elyssa Dimant

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ISBN-13: 9780062216007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 56 MB
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About the Author

Elyssa Dimant is a fashion historian and expert in contemporary fashion studies. She serves as an adjunct professor at Parsons School of Design and the Cooper-Hewitt Masters Program in the Decorative Arts in New York, and has lectured at museums, universities, and private venues worldwide. Formerly a curatorial research associate at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she co-curated the 2004 exhibition "WILD: Fashion Untamed" and coauthored the accompanying catalog. The author of Style Mentors: Women Who Define the Art of Dressing Today and Minimalism and Fashion: Reduction in the Postmodern Era, The New French Couture is Dimant's fifth book. She has also contributed to numerous fashion publications, including The Spaces and Places of Fashion, The Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, Vogue, and Elle Canada. Dimant has been featured as a fashion authority in the New York Times, W, WWD, i-D, and Numero, among others.

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