The Way She Looks: Five Women Of Style

The Way She Looks: Five Women Of Style

by Marian Fowler

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Overview

From one of Canada's most acclaimed biographers, a deliciously wicked and revealing look at five women who were icons of style:

¸  Eugénie, Empress of France

¸  Elinor Glyn, successful pulp novelist

¸  Marlene Dietrich, the most imitated woman in the world

¸  Wallis Simpson, the woman the King could not live without

¸  and Jackie Kennedy, the enigmatic First Lady who influenced women's fashion for decades to come

Marian Fowler takes us along as she peers into a great many wardrobes, hat boxes and jewel cases to reveal how these five extraordinary women wrote their life stories in the universal language of clothes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679308850
Publisher: Random House of Canada, Limited
Publication date: 09/08/1997
Pages: 384

About the Author

Marian Fowler received a Ph.D in English literature from the University of Toronto after writing her dissertation on the novels of Jane Austen. She is a recipient of the Canadian Biography Award and lives in Toronto, where she is frequently heard on CBC Radio's "Fresh Air."


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