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The Resource Fashion and Versailles, Laurence Benaïm

Fashion and Versailles, Laurence Benaïm

Label
Fashion and Versailles
Title
Fashion and Versailles
Statement of responsibility
Laurence Benaïm
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"The royal residence of Versailles--this unparalleled seat of power and seduction--is an important influence on contemporary fashion, inspiring passions and vocations. Since the establishment of the world's first dress codes under the rule of Louis XIV to incite the whims of the queens and royal mistresses, fashion at Versailles has been a constant and inexhaustible source of inspiration for designers, photographers, decorators, and directors and has launched countless fashion revolutions. Courtesan Madame de Montespan launched the "innocente" robe to camouflage pregnancy, Sofia Coppola memorialized Marie-Antoinette in extravagant wigs and pastel hues, and Annie Leibovitz captured Kirsten Dunst in a delicate taffeta-and-chiffon Alexander McQueen gown against the dramatic backdrop of a peristyle at Versailles. Haute couture in the 1950s launched the cinched-waist "neo-trianon" trend. Karl Lagerfeld used the château's gardens as the runway for his 2013 cruise collection featuring Versailles-influenced crinoline dresses and brocade jackets. This stunning volume showcases the best of fashion inspired by Versailles, set against the exquisite background of the most spectacular palace in the world"--Publisher's description
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Cataloging source
YDX
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Benaïm, Laurence
Dewey number
746.9209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mellor, Barbara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fashion
  • Château de Versailles (Versailles, France)
  • Fashion
  • Fashion
  • Fashion in art
  • Clothing and dress in art
  • Château de Versailles (Versailles, France)
  • Clothing and dress in art
  • Fashion
  • Fashion in art
  • France
  • France
Target audience
adult
Label
Fashion and Versailles, Laurence Benaïm
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustrated endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn989025508
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
English-language edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9782080203359
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)989025508
Label
Fashion and Versailles, Laurence Benaïm
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustrated endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn989025508
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
English-language edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9782080203359
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)989025508