The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress


  • Release: 2020-04-28
  • Publisher: Dell
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 304 page
  • ISBN: 9780399179600
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In Danielle Steel’s epic new novel, the lives of four generations of women in one family span fortune and loss, motherhood, tragedy and victories. From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the ’60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each generation faces the challenges of their day. The Parisian design houses in 1928, the crash of 1929, the losses of war, the drug culture of the 1960s—history holds many surprises, and lives are changed forever. For richer or for poorer, in cramped apartments and grand mansions, the treasured wedding dress made in Paris in 1928 follows each generation into their new lives, and represents different hopes for each of them, as they marry very different men. From inherited fortunes at the outset to self-made men and women, the wedding dress remains a cherished constant for the women who wear it in each generation and forge a destiny of their own. It is a symbol of their remaining traditions and the bond of family they share in an ever-changing world.

The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress


  • Release: 2012
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 343 page
  • ISBN: 9781595549631
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"One dress. Four women. An amazing destiny. Charlotte Malone is getting married. Yet all is not settled in the heart of Birmingham's chic bridal boutique owner. Charlotte can dress any bride to perfection-except herself. When she discovers a vintage mint-condition wedding gown in a battered old trunk, Charlotte embarks on a passionate journey to discover the women who wore the gown before her. Emily in 1912. Mary in 1939. And Hillary in 1968. Each woman teaches Charlotte something about love in her own unique way. Woven within the threads of the beautiful hundred-year-old gown is the truth about Charlotte's heritage, the power of faith, and the beauty of finding true love"--

The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress


  • Release: 2014
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 208 page
  • ISBN: 1851778136
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From the romance of its evolution to the splendor of its design, the wedding dress is unlike any other garment, a talisman from a fantasy world, the manifestation of dreams coming true. This book draws on wedding garments in the V&A's renowned collection along with photographs, letters, memoirs, and newspaper accounts to explore the history of the white wedding dress and the traditions that have developed around it from 1700 to today, when designers from Vera Wang to Vivienne Westwood continue to challenge the aesthetic. Paintings, drawings, and wedding photos depict queens, princesses, celebrities, and everyday women--including Kate Middleton--in their gowns. The text considers the dress in the context of the commercialization of weddings that began in the Victorian era. The Wedding Dress is not only about costume, but also about the cultivation of the image of the bride.

The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress


  • Release: 2014
  • Publisher: Prestel Pub
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 192 page
  • ISBN: 3791348736
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Showcases fifty of history's most iconic wedding dresses, describing each gown's silhouette, fabric, embellishments, and construction techniques, and why they continue to inspire brides and designers today.

The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress


  • Release: 2001
  • Publisher:
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  • File: PDF, 128 page
  • ISBN: 0762411198
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Traces the evolution of the wedding dress from the past to the present day - Gives insight into the bridal fashions and romantic values of previous generations and people in various cultures___

The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress


  • Release: 2014
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 175 page
  • ISBN: 1861089104
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Pattern sheets are in pocket affixed to page 3 of cover.

The Gown

The Gown


  • Release: 2018-12-31
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 400 page
  • ISBN: 9780062674968
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One of the most anticipated reads from InStyle, HelloGiggles, Hypable, Bookbub, and Bookriot! One of Real Simple's Best Historical Fiction novels of the year! “The Gown is marvelous and moving, a vivid portrait of female self-reliance in a world racked by the cost of war.”--Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network From the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth century—Queen Elizabeth’s wedding gown—and the fascinating women who made it. “Millions will welcome this joyous event as a flash of color on the long road we have to travel.” —Sir Winston Churchill on the news of Princess Elizabeth’s forthcoming wedding London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living memory, burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation despite their nation’s recent victory. Among them are Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin, embroiderers at the famed Mayfair fashion house of Norman Hartnell. Together they forge an unlikely friendship, but their nascent hopes for a brighter future are tested when they are chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime honor: taking part in the creation of Princess Elizabeth’s wedding gown. Toronto, 2016: More than half a century later, Heather Mackenzie seeks to unravel the mystery of a set of embroidered flowers, a legacy from her late grandmother. How did her beloved Nan, a woman who never spoke of her old life in Britain, come to possess the priceless embroideries that so closely resemble the motifs on the stunning gown worn by Queen Elizabeth II at her wedding almost seventy years before? And what was her Nan’s connection to the celebrated textile artist and holocaust survivor Miriam Dassin? With The Gown, Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous wedding gowns in history was created. Balancing behind-

The Wedding Dress Mess

The Wedding Dress Mess


  • Release: 2003
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 30 page
  • ISBN: 0823017389
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When Filomena, the best seamstress in Italy, finally gets to create a wedding dress for herself, things do not turn out the way she had dreamed.

The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress


  • Release: 2018-02-20
  • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 320 page
  • ISBN: 0847861171
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This quintessential book on the wedding dress, newly revised and updated in a collector's edition, is an exciting look at a variety of luxurious wedding dresses, celebrating their beauty, sophistication, and romance. From Jacqueline Kennedy to Grace Kelly, Oleg Cassini's designs are synonymous with the world's most glamorous women. The same electrifying elegance resonates with his magnificently crafted bridal gowns. This book showcases a wide range of styles by such fashion luminaries as Cassini, Chanel, Dior, Armani, and McQueen, among others, featuring such notable photographers as Patrick Demarchelier, Benno Graziani, Horst, Arthur Elgort, Milton Greene, David LaChapelle, and Irving Penn who capture the effervescent spirit that is associated with the wedding dress. This volume begins with an overview of the sumptuous wedding gown, chronicling its history from royal weddings to today's celebrities and presents a variety of silhouettes--from elegant Empire-style floor-length gowns to flirty short dresses and sophisticated suits. Also featured are some of the best weddings in the world, including celebrity, society, and high fashion weddings. This stylish look at the wedding dress is not only an essential resource for the bride-to-be but for everyone interested in fashion.

The Wedding Dress Maker

The Wedding Dress Maker


  • Release: 2019-09-05
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 400 page
  • ISBN: 9781789543360
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Yorkshire 1945: Netta Nichol lives in the shadow of a terrible disgrace. After bearing a son out of wedlock, Netta was banished from her beloved Galloway to a Yorkshire mill town. She must stand aside as her son is raised by family back home. Bereft and broken-hearted, Netta finds solace in the quiet pleasure of sewing. Despite the shortages of wartime, she becomes known for her beautiful wedding dresses, made with ingenuity and skill. With the help of her dressmaking, Netta begins to win back her self-respect. But will it be enough to claim back her child?