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Business Builders in Fashion
Jacqueline C. Kent ©2003

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  • 160 pages
  • 60 or more black-and-white photos, drawings, and maps
  • 7" x 9"
  • Reinforced library binding
  • Source notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Glossary
  • List of other fashion designers
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-80-9
  • $22.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

“This informative book begins with an introduction that hits the historical highlights of European and American clothing, starting in medieval times. The chapters that follow focus on the lives, careers, and legacies of seven significant figures: Charles Frederick Worth, Levi Strauss, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, Mary Quant, Ralph Lauren, and Vera Wang. . . . Kent writes well, combining biographical accounts with the historical, social, and business considerations that influenced individual designers. . . . [A] topic that is less often discussed in books for young people, though potentially of great interest”
—Booklist