Ellen Moers
Viking Press, New York, 1978, 1960, English
Nonfiction, Fashion Design
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Valerie Steele

Published in 1960, this is still the best book on dandyism, with terrific quotations from Charles Baudelaire, Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly, and other great dandies. Moers explains how dandyism differed in England and France and how its significance changed over time.

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