But when the brief solace afforded them by the modiste
and dressmaker was past, there seemed little else to be gained.
Conquer new worlds, and remember--white is your color, and Paquin your one modiste
Ah, but you see some of these sensible inventions come from the brain of a fashionable modiste
, who will make you more lovely, or what you value more 'stylish' outside and comfortable within.
Keckley's rise to notoriety" is already embedded in the authorial information on the front page of her book: "Formerly a Slave, but More Recently Modiste
, and Friend to Mrs.
They prefer to parade the skill of their modiste
by some dainty but high-cut bodice or pretty blouse.
On the streets of early 50s New York he would find the people he recognised from the cities where he'd lived, from Glasgow most of all: the assistants in his stepfather's jewellery store, the customers from the South Side suburbs (Giffnock, Clarkston, Newton Mearns,Whitecraigs), the seamstresses who used to work for his great-aunts in the basement of their modiste
establishment, fellow pupils from the Friday shul at Garnethill Synagogue.
has failed to trouble the judge on her recent outings but can bounce back to winning form at Brighton.
The bookmakers are understandably wary of both Hyde Park and La Modiste
as both come from punting stables and look to have been laid out for the race.
Martin Fetherstone-Godley's four-year-old looks weighted to reverse form with La Modiste
runs for us in the Lincoln this afternoon.
No fewer than 12 horses will head north from her Dorset base in search of early glory, with stable star RUSSIAN MUSIC going for the Doncaster Mile and five-year-old mare LA MODISTE
on course for Saturday's Lincoln Handicap.
From their close attention to production notes, reviews and the complementary press copy and illustrations that reported on stage costume, the authors reveal various overlapping sight lines of self-display, envy and desire - the 'voyeuristic triangle' of the stage, the fashionable stalls and the rest of the house, and the similarly electric configuration of the modiste
, the mannequin and the male consumer whose patriarchy and purse power did much to define the shifting contours and lush elaborations of women's bodies in this age of conspicuous excess.