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International Best-Dressed List: The Official Guide Hardcover

International Best-Dressed List: The Official Guide Hardcover


This spectacular volume is a visual history of the much lauded and highly visible International Best Dressed List (IBDL) that was launched by Eleanor Lambert, Godmother of Fashion, in 1940. Since its inception, the list has become a barometer of style and today it is considered the highest honor a sartorial savant can receive. The list reads like a who s who of the most glamorous women and men from the worlds of high society, aristocracy, Hollywood, celebrity, fashion, art, culture, and media. This volume will tell the story of the list through decades of gorgeous photography of the chosen swans of style, elegance, and grace, including such icons as Marlene Dietrich, Wallis Simpson (Duchess of Windsor), Babe Paley, Marella Agnelli, Gloria Vanderbilt, C.Z. Guest, Madame Chiang-Kai Check, Grace Kelly, Jackie Kennedy, Audrey Hepburn, Twiggy, Bianca Jagger, Tina Chow, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, Angelica Huston, Lauren Hutton, Carolyn Roehm, Nicole Kidman, Michele Obama, and Beyonce, to name but a few.

  •  Hardback | 288 pages
  •  229 x 305 x 30.48mm | 2,000.34g
  •  New York, United States
  •  English
  •  396 Colour Illustrations
  •  0847864138
  •  9780847864133

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