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The Coat Route

Craft, Luxury, and Obsession on the Trail of a $50,000 Coat

The Coat Route( )
Author: Noonan, Meg Lukens
ISBN:978-1-4000-6993-4
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Spiegel & Grau
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

In today's world of fast fashion, is there a place for a handcrafted $50,000 coat?   When journalist Meg Lukens Noonan learned of an unthinkably expensive, entirely handcrafted overcoat that a fourth-generation tailor had made for one of his longtime clients, she set off on an adventure to understand its provenance, and from that impulse unspooled rich and colorful stories about its components, the centuries-old bespoke industry and its traditions, and...
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Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Business & Economics / Economics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.9 x 8.5 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.919 Pounds

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