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Fashion : the ultimate book of costume and style.

Author: Dorling Kindersley Limited.
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the definitive guide to the evolution of costume and style. Tracing 3,000 years from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to today's catwalk sensations, this is your own personal fashion show through history. Breathtaking in its scope, 'Fashion' is packed with over 1,500 costumes from around the globe and lavishly illustrated with a mix of original fashion plates, archive images and commissioned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorling Kindersley Limited.
ISBN: 9781405398794 1405398795
OCLC Number: 809951437
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 480 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Prehistory --
600CE, The ancient world --
Medieval romance and trade, 600-1449 --
Renaissance splendour, 1450-1624 --
Baroque and Rococo, 1625-1789 --
From revolution to frivolity, 1790-1900 --
La Belle epoque and the jazz age, 1901-1928 --
From glamour to utility, 1929-1946 --
Optimism and youth, 1947-1963 --
Swinging sixties to glam rock, 1964-1979 --
The designer decades, 1980 onwards.

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A guide to the evolution of costume and style. It offers over 1,500 costumes from around the globe and illustrated with a mix of original fashion plates, archive images and commissioned photography.  Read more...

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Wonderful photography and interesting facts make this book ideal to browse through at your leisure. It's stunning and a real keep-safe. A must have for all fashionistas. -- Natasha Harding * The Sun Read more...

 
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