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Foreword by David Sassoon - Prelude: Neymar | Netty Spiegel 1. Introductions - Key Figures: J. H. Fisher | Malka and Juda Fiszer 2. Making Clothes in the East End - Key Figures: Koupy | Charles Kuperstein 3. High-street Chains and the Wholesale Revolution - Key Figures: Otto Lucas Ltd | The Milliner Millionaire 4. Couture and Bespoke Dressmaking - Key Figures: Mr Fish | Michael Fish and Friends 5. Menswear Boutiques and Carnaby Street - Key Figures: Moss Bros | Generations of Moss Index Picture credits

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Discover the extraordinary stories of the Jewish people who designed, made and sold fashion in twentieth-century London, revealing their vital role in making it an iconic fashion city.

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Bethan Bide is a design historian and the academic advisor to Fashion City: How Jewish Londoners shaped global style. She is Lecturer in Design and Cultural Theory at the University of Leeds and Director of the Pasold Research Fund. Bethan previously worked as a producer of comedy programmes for BBC Radio 4. Lucie Whitmore is Fashion Curator at the Museum of London and is the lead curator of Fashion City: How Jewish Londoners shaped global style. Lucie has a PhD in First World War fashion from the University of Glasgow. She has published on the subjects of First World War mourning dress and austerity fashion.

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