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Author Scheips, Charlie,
Title Elsie de Wolfe's Paris : frivolity before the storm / with photographs by Roger Schall.
Imprint New York : Abrams, 2014.

Author Scheips, Charlie,
Subject De Wolfe, Elsie, 1865-1950.
Interior decorators -- Biography.
Fashion -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Nineteen thirties.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Alt Name Schall, Roger, 1904-1995,
Description 1 online resource (159 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The American decorator Elsie de Wolfe (1858-1950) was the international set's preeminent hostess in Paris during the interwar years. She had a legendary villa in Versailles, where in the late 1930s she held two fabulous parties--her Circus Balls--that marked the end of the social scene that her friend Cole Porter perfectly captured in his songs, as the clouds of war swept through Europe. Charlie Scheips tells the story of these glamorous parties using a wealth of previously unpublished photographs and introducing a large cast of aristocrats, beauties, politicians, fashion designers, movie stars, moguls, artists, caterers, florists, party planners, and decorators."--Publisher's description.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781613129807 (electronic bk.)
1613129807 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 964663068
Additional Format Print version: Scheips, Charlie. Elsie de Wolfe's Paris. New York : Abrams, 2014 1419713892 (OCoLC)870199884

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