Beauty in Exile: The Artists, Models, and Nobility who Fled the Russian Revolution and Influenced the World of Fashion

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Harry N. Abrams, 2000 - 480 pagine
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Petersburg, enjoyed great notoriety in Paris) and his wife Princess Irina Romanova; to the Hitrovo House of Lingerie, founded by Olga Hitrovo, who was descended from one of the oldest noble families in Russia; to the stunning Princess Mary Eristova and the "society model" Gali Bajenova, who were the favorites at Chanel: Russian high society turned their beauty and discriminating tastes into successful trades, distinctively shaping Western fashion of the twentieth century.".

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This unique, first-of-its-kind treatment of the influence of Russian migr s upon women's fashions during the early 20th century is breathtaking in depth and scope. Enhanced by over 840 black-and-white ... Leggi recensione completa

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Note from Prince Nikolai Romanovich Romanov
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THE BALLETS RUSSES AND RUSSIAN FASHION
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Antonina W. Bouis is the prize-winning translator of more than fifty books, including fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs by such figures as Andrei Sakharov, Elena Bonner, and Dmitri Shostakovich.

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