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Sharp suits

Author: Eric Musgrave
Publisher: London : Pavilion, 2009.
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A facinating look at men's most ubiquitous uniform and status symbol, from classic respectability to the heights of innovation. Features fantastic photographs of the suit from the 1860s to date. Celebrates suit-wearers, from dandies to diplomats, from law-makers to music-makers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Musgrave
ISBN: 9781862058521 1862058520
OCLC Number: 806267534
Description: 199 p. : ill. (some col.), ; 30 cm.
Contents: Convention or fashion? The single-breasted suit --
A question of balance : the double-breasted suit --
Princes among men : the striped suit --
The Italian job : the checked suit --
US male : the white suit --
Passion from Paris : The Dormeuil suits --
Lost in music : the Bowie suits --
The magic of the movies.
Responsibility: Eric Musgrave ; foreword by Richard James.

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In Sharp Suits examines the fascinating history of the evolution of the modern suit  Read more...

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Few coffee-table books are so beautifully illustrated or as researched. GQ Magazine, November 2009

 
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