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Liz Goldwyn at her launch for “Pretty Things”

Peter Haldmen’s “Liz Goldwyn: Making a Name for Herself”

The grand-daughter of Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn Liz Goldwyn has made significant contributions to fashion history and theory. After working at Soethby’s, Goldwyn noticed that the study of burlesque costume had largely been overlooked. Goldwyn set out to fill this vacancy in scholarship involving burelesque dress by assembling an archive and writing a book titled Pretty Things.

Read more about this eccentric vintage-lover turned scholar in Peter Haldmen’s “Liz Goldwyn: Making a Name for Herself.”

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