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Vera Wang
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Anne M. Todd
  • From the Series: Asian Americans of Achievement
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791092720
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9272-9
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 02/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 920
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 120

Summary

Vera Wang is a top fashion designer whose name is known around the world. Working first at Vogue magazine and then for Ralph Lauren, Wang opened her own business in 1990. Bridal gowns, put Vera Wang on the map, but her collection has since grown to include eveningwear and daywear, as well as fine jewelry, fragrances, eyewear, and tablewares. A perfectionist with an eye for detail, Wang has infused her work with a simple gracefulness that is truly timeless. In this elegant biography, readers will learn what motivates and inspires this strong-willed visionary to create distinct fashions that bring out a woman’s spirit.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Glossary. Chronology and timeline. Bibliography. Sidebars. Further reading. Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Anne M. Todd received a B.A. in English and American Indian studies from the University of Minnesota. She has written a number of children’s books, including biographies about American Indians and informative books about American history. She is also the author of Hamid Karzai in the Major World Leaders series, and Mohandas Gandhi in the Spiritual Leaders and Thinkers series. She lives in Prior Lake, Minnesota.

Reviews and Awards

“…[a] well-researched [biography]…attractive layouts…”
School Library Journal

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