‘Battle of Versailles’ Relives 1973 Win for American Fashion

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Via New York Times, March 4, 2016

The Battle of Versailles, the 1973 showdown between five French design houses (Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy, Emanuel Ungaro, Pierre Cardin and Christian Dior) and their American counterparts (Halston, Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Stephen Burrows and Anne Klein), which is credited with putting American fashion on the international map, has long been a topic of fascination for the style world (read more)

 

 

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