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Gordon Conway: Fashioning a New Woman

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Gordon Conway

Follows the course of Conway's life from her Dallas upbringing in a wealthy society family through her working years in New York, London, and Paris as a fashion artist for Vanity Fair and fashion designer for stage and film. Her story underscores the role that women played in creating the image of the flapper or New Woman of the 1920s, as well as the limits of their influence. Includes color illustrations and b&w photos and illustrations, plus a catalogue of work.