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Elsa Schiaparelli: Glamour, Privacy and Timelessness

Ilya Parkins

Ilya Parkins is Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli : Fashion, Femininity and Modernity

Berg, 2012

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...Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973) was born in Rome and spent her adult life away from Italy, living mainly in Paris but also intermittently in the United States. Schiaparelli took up design in 1925 when, living in Paris as a divorced single...

The Jeans Market and Advertising Between 1950 and 1985

Paul Jobling

Paul Jobling is Researcher in Arts and Architecture, University of Brighton, UK. He is the author of Man Appeal (Berg, 2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advertising Menswear : Masculinity and Fashion in the British Media since 1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...More than any other form of attire jeans came to symbolize the universal image of youth after the Second World War. Thus a utilitarian garment, which Levi-Strauss had originated during the Californian Gold Rush of the 1850s and which...