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Jeanne Margaine-Lacroix: revolutionary designer who changed the line of fashion.


A monograph on the influential early twentieth century designer Margaine-Lacroix. This work draws upon a body of research collected during the course of an MA: Investigating Fashion Design, 2009 – 2010, and added to over the past four years.

A page on Margaine-Lacroix is coming soon. Meanwhile read my guest post on the Kensington and Chelsea libraries’ blog, written to accompany the exhibition:  Margaine-Lacroix and the Dresses that Shocked Paris, July 2013.  https://rbkclibraries.wordpress.com/2013/07/12/margaine-lacroix-and-the-dresses-that-shocked-paris/

Also available online:Inspired by the Antique: Margaine-Lacroix and the robe tanagréenne, a paper presented at Costume Colloquium III: Past Dress: Future Fashion, Florence 2012.

Select Susie Ralph from the list of online presentations. The recording starts with an introduction in Italian. http://www.costume-textiles.com/?page_id=1848