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Judith Leiber Enid Nemy

Judith Leiber

Enid Nemy

Published
ISBN : 9780810935716
Hardcover
159 pages
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Renowned as the worlds foremost contemporary designer of fine handbags, Judith Leiber brings together the realms of art and fashion in her astonishing creations. Coveted by many, collected by celebrities and socialites, affordable by only a few,MoreRenowned as the worlds foremost contemporary designer of fine handbags, Judith Leiber brings together the realms of art and fashion in her astonishing creations. Coveted by many, collected by celebrities and socialites, affordable by only a few, Judith Leiber bags are a wearable art form, appearing in the permanent collections of some of America trop museums and galleries.The first book on the creations of this talented designer, Judith Leiber: The Artful Handbag tells the personal story of the Bag Lady from Budapest. In a lively, anecdotal text, Enid Nemy, features writer for the New York Times, traces Leibers life from her roots in Pre-World War II Hungary, where she was the first woman accepted into the Handbag Guild, to her arrival in the United States and the eventual opening of her own business in 1963. Some 192 full colour photographs, taken especially for this book, reveal the very best of her designs in all their exquisite detail.