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The Thames and Hudson dictionary of fashion and fashion designers

Author: Georgina O'Hara Callan
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1998.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev., expanded and updated edView all editions and formats
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"This guide to fashion provides in more than 1,200 entries detailed information on the life and work of every important designer from 1840 up to the present day, including not only couturiers but also shoe, hat and knitwear specialists, costume designers, jewelers and hairdressers. It also covers the fashion media, photographers and illustrators, influential art movements, fashion terms, garment and accessory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgina O'Hara Callan
ISBN: 050020313X 9780500203132
OCLC Number: 39649060
Notes: Previous ed. published under title: The encyclopaedia of fashion.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: "More than 1,200 entries [of] detailed information on the life and work of every important designer from 1840 up to the present day, including not only couturiers but also shoe, hat and knitwear specialists, costume designers, jewelers and hairdressers. It also covers the fashion media, photographers and illustrators, influential art movements, fashion terms, garment and accessory styles, technical processes, and every kind of fabric, as well as personalities who have influenced fasion or promoted a style."--Cover.
Series Title: World of art.
Other Titles: Dictionary of fashion and fashion designers
Fashion and fashion designers
Responsibility: Georgina O'Hara Callan.

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"This guide to fashion provides in more than 1,200 entries detailed information on the life and work of every important designer from 1840 up to the present day, including not only couturiers but also shoe, hat and knitwear specialists, costume designers, jewelers and hairdressers. It also covers the fashion media, photographers and illustrators, influential art movements, fashion terms, garment and accessory styles, technical processes, and every kind of fabric, as well as personalities who have influenced fashion or promoted a style. Extensively illustrated in both colour and black and white, international in scope and completely up to date, it is an essential sourcebook for designers, students, collectors and enthusiasts. Its full cross-referencing and wide-ranging bibliography provide invaluable additional information."--Jacket.

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