The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion: 250 Years of Fashion

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Edited by Petra Slinkard. With contributions by Madelief Hohé, Lan Morgan, Paula B. Richter, Petra Slinkard, and Rachel Syme.

Celebrating women’s contributions to fashion, this book threads together interesting history and gorgeous images.

Doris Duke’s fashion reveals her singular personality and her evolving sense of style over the decades. Many of the female designers who she wore, like Elsa Schiaparelli, Claire McCardell, Madame Grès, and Tina Leser, are including in this beautiful publication.

The book features profiles of female designers, makers, and collaborators who helped shape fashion—and in the process, shaped how women dressed, how they moved in the garments, and even where they moved.

159 pages.

Published by the Peabody Essex Museum (2020) on the occasion of the exhibition Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion presented by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts.

Hardcover. 9780847868223.

9.5 x 12.5 x 1