Betty Clemo

Betty Clemo

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Betty Clemo (1920-2005) was a Hong Kong-based fashion and costume designer active in the 1950s until the end of the 1990s.Elizabeth 'Betty' Borjin Charnuis Clemo Yen was born in Beijing in 1920. Her father was Chinese, belonging to the Mongolian Borjigit clan. Her mother, Yekaterina (Catherine) Charnuism was Russian, and apprenticed for Jeanne Lanvin in Paris. After her father's death, Betty moved to Shanghai, where her mother operated a couture house called Atelier Charnuis. She employed primarily Russian refugees and catered to the high society of Shanghai, including the Soong sisters.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135899074
  • 9786135899078