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Christy S
Feb 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction, fashion
Never have I savored a book as I am savoring this one.
It is, initially, the author’s story of an inheritance she received–by mail–of gown after exquisite gown that her Godmother had collected through the decades.

The book proceeds to lay out these gowns for the reader in gorgeous fashion illustration, complemented by a short paragraph or two with a story behind the dress. That’s right: the woman who collected these collected and kept their dear, dear histories and anecdotes. And here they are for
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Lauren
Apr 21, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-own
I have always loved reading about clothes and especially the stories behind them. This book was amazing! My only complaint is that there were no photographs of the clothes, only drawings, but the illustrations were still gorgeous. I coveted most of the items in here.
Erika
Apr 27, 2016 marked it as to-read
Courtney
May 01, 2012 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fashion-victim
Diana
Jul 01, 2011 marked it as to-read
Eleen
Dec 28, 2012 marked it as to-read
Beth Rear
Jan 24, 2011 marked it as to-read
Shelves: nonfiction
Megan
Aug 05, 2014 marked it as to-read
Ereena
Jan 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
Abigail Masters
Jan 25, 2016 marked it as to-read
Hannah Delaware
Jan 19, 2016 marked it as to-read
Shelves: diy-and-fashion