Calvin Klein: Fashion Design Superstar

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194664

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Calvin Klein, a boy from the Bronx, took his first clothing line of three dresses and six coats to an appointment at Bonwit Teller, New York's department store for the wealthy. Before long, he had designed a line of jeans that sold 200,000 in a week, and he was called the "King of Clothes" by People magazine. Along the way, he became known throughout the world for the beauty of his elegantly uncluttered clothing. In partnership with childhood friend Bernie Schwartz, he built an empire around his ideas that came to include fragrances, cosmetics, underwear, and home decor. Today his clothes are recognized as classics, and his style represents the best in American design.

Reading Level
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1130L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
8.1
DRA
80
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Arts & Music Biographies
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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