Balenciaga by Catherine Join-Diéterle
Master of Lace

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There is no question that if you are a fan or aficionado of Cristóbal Balenciaga, then this book is an absolute must own, must read and will surely draw you back for multiple perusals, if not actual readings.
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This is the first publication to trace the use of lace by one of the greatest fashion designers of the twentieth century. It brings together a complete picture of the designer and his production from 1930 to 1970, the history of lace in Spain and the particular relationship that Balenciaga had to lace. This is a bilingual French-English publication that includes a timeline of Balenciaga's Parisian career, detailed notices on all the items exhibited, and an extensive bibliography.
 

About Catherine Join-Diéterle

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Hubert de Givenchy is a French fashion designer who founded The House of Givenchy in 1952. He is famous for having designed much of the personal and professional wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn, as well as clothing for clients such as Jacqueline Kennedy. Curator and former director of the Musée Galliera, Catherine Join-Diéterle is an expert in the history of fashion.
 
Published April 1, 2016 by Somogy Art Publishers. 128 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography.
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Reviewed by Jeffrey Felner on May 27 2016

There is no question that if you are a fan or aficionado of Cristóbal Balenciaga, then this book is an absolute must own, must read and will surely draw you back for multiple perusals, if not actual readings.

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