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WOMAN OF STYLE Colin McDowell

WOMAN OF STYLE

Colin McDowell

Published October 27th 1992
ISBN : 9780712645799
hardback
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In A Woman of Style, Constance was born Constance Simpson in Northumberland, but becomes Constance Castelfranco di Villanuova when she marries Ludovico, an impoverished aristocrat, and founds a fashion industry in Italy.Fashion in the 1950s isMoreIn A Woman of Style, Constance was born Constance Simpson in Northumberland, but becomes Constance Castelfranco di Villanuova when she marries Ludovico, an impoverished aristocrat, and founds a fashion industry in Italy.Fashion in the 1950s is flourishing and Constance becomes an international figure- but with money and success comes heartbreak and emptiness...and one day Constance knows she will have to make a choice.Author Bio: Senior fashion critic of the Sunday Times (London)- visiting professor of London University, and Chairman of the Costume Society of Great Britain, Colin McDowell has worked in fashion for more than 30 years, both as a creator and commentator. He lived in Italy for seven years where he worked as a designer. The author of 14 fashion books, he has written and produced fashion documentaries for BBC TV and has written for every major newspaper and fashion magazine published in the U.K. and many in Italy.