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Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style

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Tracing the evolution of fashionfrom the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of todayFashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is a stunningly illustrated guide to more than three thousand years of shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of clothing.

Containing everything you need to know about changing fashion and stylefrom ancient Egyptian dress to Space Age Fashion and Grungeand information on icons like Marie Antoinette, Clara Bow, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Alexander McQueen, Fashion catalogs the history of what people wear, revealing how Western fashion has been influenced by design from around the world and celebrating costume and haute couture.

Fashion will captivate anyone interested in stylewhether it's the fashion-mad teen in Tokyo, the wannabe designer in college, or the fashionista intrigued by the violent origins of the stiletto and the birth of bling.

480 pages. 10 1/5'' x 11 4/5''. Hardcover.

  • 480 pages
  • 10 1/5'' x 11 4/5''
  • Hardcover

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Description

Tracing the evolution of fashionfrom the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of todayFashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is a stunningly illustrated guide to more than three thousand years of shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of clothing.

Containing everything you need to know about changing fashion and stylefrom ancient Egyptian dress to Space Age Fashion and Grungeand information on icons like Marie Antoinette, Clara Bow, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Alexander McQueen, Fashion catalogs the history of what people wear, revealing how Western fashion has been influenced by design from around the world and celebrating costume and haute couture.

Fashion will captivate anyone interested in stylewhether it's the fashion-mad teen in Tokyo, the wannabe designer in college, or the fashionista intrigued by the violent origins of the stiletto and the birth of bling.

480 pages. 10 1/5'' x 11 4/5''. Hardcover.





  • 480 pages
  • 10 1/5'' x 11 4/5''
  • Hardcover


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