The "it" girls: Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon, the couturière "Lucile", and Elinor Glyn, romantic novelist

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 274 pages
A biography of Edwardian novelist Elinor Glyn and her sister, the couturiere Lucile, contrasts Glyn's self-constructed legend with Lucile's less durable reputation

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A dual-biography, of the sisters who grew up to become Lady Duff-Gordon, the fashion designer whose Maison Lucile 'personality dresses' took Edwardian London by storm, and Madame Elinor Glyn, author ... Read full review


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