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Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit

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Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit - Mears, Ashley
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"A sociologist and former fashion model takes readers inside the elite global party circuit of "models and bottles" to reveal how beautiful young women are used to boost the status of men Million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Riviera, and $40,000 bottles of champagne. In today's New Gilded Age, the world's moneyed classes have taken conspicuous consumption to new extremes. In Very Important People, sociologist, author, and former fashion model Ashley Mears takes readers inside the exclusive global ...

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Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit 2020, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691168654

Hardcover