Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
Vionnet's contribution to 20th-century fashion is the bias-cut dress, which displays "the supple, sinuous elegance characteristic of the thirties." Her mastery of fabric allowed her to design dresses that draped across a woman's body, flattering her shape. This book chronicles Vionnet's life and includes personal reminiscences from employees and friends. But the main appeal is the lavish, full-page photographs of Vionnet's designs, which spotlight her creations of the 1920s and 1930s. This book joins Jean Laymarie's Chanel (Rizzoli, 1987) and Francoise Giroud's Dior ( LJ 1/88), among others, in the publisher's series on influential 20th-century fashion designers. Essential for collections specializing in fashion design or costume history, though the price is prohibitive for general collections.
- Gayle A. Williamson, Fashion Inst. of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Descrizione libro Rizzoli, New York, 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. Heavy item: Cost of shipping outside North America will depend on destination. Codice libro della libreria 012049
Descrizione libro Rizzoli July 1991, 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used - Very Good. Very nice clean, tight copy free of any marks. Wrapped in complimentary Brodart dust jacket protector. Codice libro della libreria 211180
Descrizione libro U.S.A.: Rizzoli International Publications, 1991. Couverture rigide. Condizione libro: Très bon. en tres bon etat ,quelques traces sur couverture colissimo pour france Additional postage charges may be requested for international shipping of large books.with tracking number PLEASE allow 3 weeks for international delivery Please read carefully for postage fees Europe but Non UE between 2 and 5 kilos total fees 27 euros Outside Europe between 1 and 2 kilos total fees 36 euros, between 2 and 5 kilos, 53 euros More than 5 kilos 100 euros. Codice libro della libreria ABE-17506348299
Descrizione libro Rizzoli International Publications, 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. First. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 0847813878
Descrizione libro Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York, 1991. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good+. First American Edition. 1991 First Edition. FINE in VERY GOOD+ dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound copy of this monumental work on the "Euclid of Fashion," the French 'haute couture' designer Madeleine Vionnet. Pages and black endpapers are crisp and clean. Black cloth hardcover, titled on spine and front cover in blind embossing is fresh and sharp. Binding and hinges are firm and intact. Color pictorial jacket is clean and complete, moderately shelf rubbed with some dulling to the lamination, small scuffs to corner tips. No chips or tears; the jacket is in a clear archival protector. A significant work, not only for the sumptuous illustrations (350 in all including archival black and white photos as well as 100 color photos), but also for the insight Jacqueline Demonex, Vionnet's godchild and confidante, provides on the creative life of this intensely private artist. Translated from the French by Augusta Audubert. 9-3/4 x 13". 305 pages Size: Large 4to. Codice libro della libreria 006337
Descrizione libro Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. 305 pages. Monograph on this important French fashion designer. Text by Jacqueline Demornex translated by Augusta Audubert. Preface by Madeleine Chapsal. Photographs by Patrcia Canino. Contributiones by Jacques Griffe and Azzedine Alaia. Includes 350 illustrations 100 of which are in color. A very good copy with some slanting to the binding in a very good plus dust jacket that has some rubbing and some fading at the edges of the front panel. Seemingly fairly uncommon. Codice libro della libreria 124447
Descrizione libro Rizzoli, New York, 1991. hardcover. Condizione libro: fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: fine. Vionnet, Madeleine (illustratore). First. Preface by Madeleine Chapsal. Replete with 350 illustrations, including 100 in color. 305 pages. Thick 4to, blind-stamped black cloth, d.w. New Rizzoli, (1991). First American edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Codice libro della libreria 260952
Descrizione libro Rizzoli International, New York, 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: As New. Condizione sovraccoperta: as new. ISBN:0847813878. First English Language Edition/first printing. [Folio] 305p. ill.(b/w & col._plates throughout, some full page). Translated From the French by Augusta Audubert. A 1.5" tear at the bottom of the leading edge of the dustjacket's back flap has been tapelessly restored. Otherwise, As New in dj protected against wear and tear in Brodart Archival Mylar, First English Language Edition/first printing. Codice libro della libreria 105568