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1950s in Vogue: The Jessica Daves Years, 1952-1962

Rebecca C. Tuite
1950s in Vogue: The Jessica Daves Years, 1952-1962

When Jessica Daves became editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine in 1952, she began a decade-long effort to elevate the world’s most influential fashion magazine to new standards.

With a firm belief that “taste is something that can be taught and learned” and an even firmer conviction in the magazine’s “high regard for the best,” Daves led a charge for excellence in the pages of Vogue. Drawing from the Vogue archives and Daves’s own personal archives, fashion historian and writer Rebecca C. Tuite tells the whole story of Daves’s Vogue, examining the magazine’s coverage of fashion, interior design, travel, and more during that decade, while also offering the first in-depth study of Jessica Daves herself.

Rebecca C. Tuite

Rebecca C. Tuite is a fashion historian and writer. She is the author of 1950s in VOGUE: The Jessica Daves Years, 1952-1962 and of Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look …

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