Killer Fashion: Poisonous Petticoats, Strangulating Scarves

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Item#: 9781449487133
Author Wright, Jennifer
Cover Hardback
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A beautifully illustrated book about deadly fashion—real historical stories of strangulation by scarves, neck
eaking high heels, and riot-causing top hats—from the author of the popular historiesGet Well SoonandIt Ended BadlyIsadora Duncan was RedPut on a scarf; popped off her headFashion is silly, thought SteinIt may tear your head from your spineA darkly comic book about some surprisingly lethal garments. Featuring stories like the untimely demise of dancer Isadora Duncan caused by her signature red scarf and the bloody riot that greeted the appearance of the first top hat, among many others, these bite-size accounts will frighten and delight.Killer Fashionincludes over twenty of these short tales along with beautiful full-page illustrations. Both morbid and humorous, this book will appeal to fans of Edward Gorey and dark historical trivia.