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Style city : how London became a fashion capital

Author: Robert O'Byrne; Annette Worsley-Taylor
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn how fashion developed in Britain from the early 1970s, when designer fashion scarcely existed, to the present day, when London ranks alongside Paris, New York and Milan as a global fashion capital.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert O'Byrne; Annette Worsley-Taylor
ISBN: 9780711228955 0711228957
OCLC Number: 308208488
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 33 cm
Contents: The way things were --
Punk explosion & new wave --
The new romantics --
The business of fashion --
A time of crisis --
Cool Britannia --
The new millennium.
Responsibility: Robert O'Byrne ; consultant, Annette Worsley-Taylor.

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The book goes right from 1970s Britain, when designer fashion barely existed, to the present day and is told mostly through interviews with the iconic designers who helped make it so. Pour over Read more...

 
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