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1. Providers of excellence * 2. The birth of luxury * 3. A stroke of luck * 4. Handover 5. Bias cut * 6. Mainteuses and Lunevilleuses * 7. Marie-Louise * 8. A house is born 9. A change of address * 10. Schiaparelli * 11. Acrobats and butterflies * 12. The unexpected * 13. Survival * 14. Embroidery, trimmings and textiles * 15. Francois 16. American adventures * 17. Return to Paris * 18. Asparagus and flowers * 19. Old and new regime * 20. Six hundred hours * 21. When fashion is in fashion * 22. 29 and 92 * 23. A passage to India * 24. A long friendship * 25. Changes

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The definitive monograph on the most illustrious haute-couture embroidery house in the world, featuring specially commissioned photography of Maison Lesage's Paris archive collections

About the Author

Patrick Mauries is a writer and publisher of many notable titles on fashion and design, including Jewelry by Chanel, A Cabinet of Rarities, The World According to Karl and Fashion Quotes to name a few, all published by Thames & Hudson.


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