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Catherine Walker : An Autobiography By The Private Couturier To Diana, Princess Of Wales - Catherine Walker

Catherine Walker

An Autobiography By The Private Couturier To Diana, Princess Of Wales

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When Diana, Princess of Wales, announced the auction of eighty of her evening gowns - most of them designed by Catherine Walker - the French-born, London-based designer was thrust into the spotlight she has long eschewed.

Catherine Walker's career is a literal rags-to-riches tale that transcends fashion. In a poignant, distinctive voice, Walker shares her experiences of love and marriage, the grief of being widowed with two babies in a foreign land, her early days selling children's dresses door-to-door out of a basket, to a rule-breaking career among the stars and royalty, and her own battle with breast cancer.

The story runs parallel to the arrival of the young Diana, Princess of Wales, whose fifteen-year professional relationship with Catherine Walker saw her develop from a fairy-tale princess to a style icon of legendary proportions.

This book is a chronicle of two remarkable women who remained true to themselves, even amidst the pressures of the glamorous worlds of fashion and royalty.

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    ISBN: 9780789301437
    ISBN-10: 0789301431
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 154
    Published: 1st July 1998
    Publisher: Universe Publishing
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 28.0  x 1.7
    Weight (kg): 0.796