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Dreaming Of Dior


Author : Charlotte Smith
language : en
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2010-04-13


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Charlotte Smith had already had more than her fair share of fabulous dresses and adventures. She lived life to the fullest in London, Paris and New York before falling in love with Australia and making it her home. Then she discovered that she had inherited a priceless vintage clothing collection from her American Quaker godmother, Doris Darnell. When the boxes started arriving, they were filled with more than three thousand pieces dating from 1790 to 1995, from Dior and Chanel originals to a dainty pioneer dress. But when she unearthed her godmother’s book of stories, the true value of what she had been given hit home. This wasn’t merely a collection of beautiful things; it was a collection of lives. Women’s lives. Tiny snapshots of our joys and disappointments, our entrances and exits, triumphant and tragic. This is a book for any woman who knows a dress can hold a lifetime of memories.

Dreaming Of Dior


Author : Charlotte Smith
language : en
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
Release Date : 2020-01-01


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Every woman knows a dress can hold a lifetime of memories, but imagine inheriting thousands that tell their own stories of love, loss and joy. Charlotte Smith has had more than her fair share of fabulous dresses and adventures. Born in Hong Kong and raised in the United States, she lived life to the full in London, Paris and New York before falling in love with Australia and discovering she had inherited a priceless vintage clothing collection from her American Quaker godmother, Doris Darnell. then the boxes started arriving, with more than three thousand treasures dating from 1790 to 1995, from originals by Dior, Chanel and Balenciaga to a pioneer woman's daintily mended best dress. But when she unearthed her godmothers book of stories about the dresses and the women who wore them, the true value of what she had been bequeathed hit home. this wasn't a mere collection of beautiful things, it was a collection of life. Women's lives. tiny snapshots of our joys and disappointments, our entrances and exits, triumphant and tragic. this is a book for any woman who knows a dress can hold a lifetime of memories.

Dreaming Of Dior


Author : Charlotte Smith
language : en
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2010-04-13


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A full-color illustrated book about a collection of vintage designer clothes, dating from 1790 to 1995, that the author inherited from her godmother includes the fascinating stories of the women who wore them.

Dreaming Of Chanel


Author : Charlotte Smith
language : en
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2011-10-04


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Inheriting a priceless vintage clothing collection sounds like every woman’s dream come true. But when Charlotte Smith discovered that her American godmother, Doris Darnell, had made her custodian of more than three thousand pieces dating from 1790 to the 1990s, including originals by Chanel and Dior, she was more than a little daunted. Then Charlotte uncovered her first treasure— an exquisite 1920s evening dress—and promptly fell in love. And once she found her godmother’s book of stories, the true value of her inheritance hit home. This wasn’t merely a collection of beautiful things, it was a precious collection of women’s lives. Tiny glimpses of our joys and disappointments, our entrances and exits, triumphant and tragic. In her previous book, Dreaming of Dior, Charlotte shared some of these gorgeous dresses and the stories of the women who wore them. Now, in Dreaming of Chanel, with special appearances by Chanel, Vivienne Westwood, Pucci, Valentino and many more, Charlotte offers another unforgettable glimpse inside the magical wardrobe every woman would love to own.

Dior


Author : Laurence Benaim
language : en
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
Release Date : 2015-09-01


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"This publication accompanies the exhibition Dior: The New Look Revolution, organized by the Praesence de Christian Dior association at the Musaee Christian Dior in Granville from June 6 to November 1, 2015."--Page 148.

Dreaming Of Chanel


Author : Charlotte Smith
language : en
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Release Date : 2011-02-01


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Inheriting a priceless vintage collection sounds like every woman's dream come true. But when Charlotte Smith discovered that her American godmother, Doris Darnell, had made her custodian of more than three thousand pieces dating from 1790 to 1995, including originals by Chanel and Dior, she was more than a little daunted. From the moment Charlotte uncovered her first treasure, an exquisite 1920s evening dress, she was enchanted. But when she found her godmother's book of stories, the true value of her inheritance hit home. This wasn't a mere collection of beautiful things, it was a precious collection of women's lives. Tiny glimpses of our joys and disappointments, our entrances and exits, triumphant and tragic. In DREAMING OF DIOR, Charlotte shared some of her treasures and the stories of the women who wore them for the first time.

One Enchanted Evening


Author : Charlotte Smith
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 2017-11


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Every woman has a dress that reminds her of one unforgettable evening ... Charlotte Smith owns literally thousands. Having lived life to the full in London, Paris and New York, when she settled in Australia she inherited a vintage clothing collection of more than 3000 pieces from her beloved Quaker godmother, Doris Darnell. Most precious of all was Doris' book of stories, a detailed record of the tales behind these masterpieces. Charlotte's inheritance was not just a collection of beautiful things, but a glimpse into the lives of the women who wore them. In One Enchanted Evening Charlotte and illustrator Grant Cowan share some of the most spectacular evening dresses and their stories from The Darnell Collection, which now contains more than 9000 unique pieces from around the world. From Pucci to Prada, Valentino to Vivienne Westwood, step inside the magical wardrobe every woman would love to own ...