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Fabulous frocks

Author: Jane Eastoe; Sarah Gristwood
Publisher: London : Pavilion, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No item of clothing has endured for longer than the dress. Yet the last century alone has seen the most radical changes of style--hemlines swinging from ankle to thigh, outlines alternating between the body-hugging and the bell--and our fascination with the frock has not gone away. From Gres' draping to Dior's New Look, from Mary Quant's mini to Hussein Chalayan's mechanical marvels, this book looks at the dress in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Eastoe; Sarah Gristwood
ISBN: 9781862057982 1862057982
OCLC Number: 234457463
Description: 197 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 30 cm
Responsibility: Jane Eastoe & Sarah Gristwood.

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'Fabulous Frocks is', almost certainly, the most exquisite book that every woman should have the privilege of owning. The elegance and sophistication of this unique hardback is an inspirational look Read more...

 
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