A Perfect Fit: How Lena "Lane" Bryant Changed the Shape of Fashion
A Perfect Fit: How Lena "Lane" Bryant Changed the Shape of Fashion
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A Perfect Fit: How Lena "Lane" Bryant Changed the Shape of Fashion

Written by Mara Rockliff & illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal
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4 - 8
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Apr 12, 2022
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Discover how the Lane Bryant clothing brand changed the way we buy clothes forever by celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes in this inclusive picture book biography of a Lithuanian immigrant with a brilliant eye for fashion and business. With stunning artwork from Sibert medalist Juana Martinez-Neal.Lena came to America with nothing but a dream–and an exceptional ability to drape and snip and stitch. She never used a pattern or a tape measure, but every dress she sewed turned out to be a perfect fit.Then, one day, a customer presented her with a new challenge. Could she design a stylish, comfortable gown for a body shape that did not meet the current standards of fashion?Lena took the challenge. Under the company name Lane Bryant, she became famous for flattering and modish clothing designed for all different shapes and sizes. The world of fashion would never be the same.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780358125433
    Publication Date
    April 12, 2022
    Publisher
    Clarion Books
    Page Count
    32
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years

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