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The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Working in New York City from the mid-1920s until 1957, Valentina Sanina Nicholaevna Schlée (known professionally as Valentina) was one of a very small, select coterie of mid-century female designers who achieved commercial success...

Valentina, a Russian Designer in America

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Valentina Nikolaevna Sanina Schlee was a Ukrainian-born fashion designer. Known simply as Valentina, she was one of the most important American couturiers, having dressed many of the stars of Hollywood and Broadway. A chance encounter...