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Signed copy of Designing Male, 1951. The autobiography of famed Hollywood fashion and costume designer Howard Greer. A fun read, filled with stories about his early years in fashion working for the great Lucile (Lady Duff Gordon), meeting Isadora Duncan and Sarah Bernhardt, getting drafted in WWI, selling sketches to Poiret, getting into trouble with Erte, designing costumes for the Follies, and that's all before he even started in Hollywood. A great resource on the history of costumes in film, since he started working in the early years of Hollywood, and an excellent resource on the world of fashion in the early twentieth century.


310 pgs, measures approx. 8.5" H x 5.75" W x 1.6" D. Good condition – included dustjacket in protective Mylar cover. Dustjacket shows wear, some chipping at the top of the spine, a cup ring on front cover. Pages lightly browned with age. See images for reference, and feel free to email for further information.

Designing Male, by Hollywood costume designer Howard Greer, 1951.

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