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Stephen Burrows

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Stephen Burrows, the iconic African American fashion designer, was wildly popular in the 1970s, especially in New York City. His sinuous color-blocked and lettuce-hemmed dresses were ubiquitous on young, fashionable women at the era’s dance...

Ups and Downs of Paris Fashion

Valerie Steele

Often quoted in media, Valerie Steele has been the subject of profiles in Forbes and The New York Times, and was listed in the New York Daily News “Fashion’s 50 Most Powerful.” She is Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) and has curated more than 20 exhibitions in the past ten years. She is also Editor-in-chief of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture (Berg) and the author of numerous books, including Gothic: Dark Glamour; The Corset: A Cultural History; Paris Fashion; Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now; Fetish: Fashion, Sex and Power; and Women of Fashion: 20th-Century Designers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paris Fashion : A Cultural History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

Book chapter

...Model wearing the Mystère coat by Christian Dior in Paris at Malmaison. Photograph by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, featured in Harper’s Bazaar, November 1947. Courtesy of The Museum at FIT, Photograph © 1989 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona...