The Golden Age of Couture
Paris and London 1947-57
ISBN10: 1851775218 ISBN13: 9781851775217 Publisher: Victoria & Albert Pubns Published: May 1 2009 Pages: 224 Weight: 3.15lbs. Height: 12.25" Width: 9.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Focuses on Parisian and British couture between 1947 and 1957, a decade that Christian Dior described as fashion's 'golden age'. This work features stunning gowns and exquisite tailoring from designers such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Givenchy, and Dior as well as photographs by the likes of Richard Avedon and Cecil Beaton.