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Twentieth-century Fashion in Detail

Author: Claire Wilcox; Valerie D Mendes; Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: London : V & A Pub., 2009, ©1991.
Series: V & A fashion in detail
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of the "V & A Fashion in Detail" series, this book illustrates the intricate details of twentieth-century fashion. Spectacular photographs, accompanied by expert commentaries and specially commissioned line drawings, focus on fanciful Dior bows, Chanel button-holes and metal sprinfs on a Schiaparelli jacket. This unique study provides an insight into the techniques and craft practices used by couturiers and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Wilcox; Valerie D Mendes; Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 9781851775712 1851775714
OCLC Number: 261175867
Notes: Designers include: Christobal Balenciaga, Pierre Balmain, Pierre Cardin, John Cavanagh, Coco Chanel, Sybil Connolly, André Courrèges, Culture Shock, (Yuzun Koga & Jeannie Macarthur), Jean Dessès, Christian Dior, Matilda Etches, Mariano Fortuny, Mr. Freedom (Tommy Roberts), John Galliano, Bill Gibb, Hubert de Givenchy, Madame Grès, Katherine Hamnett, Norman Hartnell, Jaccques Heim, Charles James, Christian Lacroix, Jeanne Lanvin, Lucile (Lady Duff Gordon), Eva Lutyens, Mainbocher, Lun-Na Menoh (Atsuko Shimizu), Digby Morton, Jean Muir, Pablo & Delia, Paquin, Paul Poiret, Antony Price, Mary Quant, Zandra Rhodes, Yves Saint Laurent, Elsa Schiaparelli, Victor Steibel, Emanuel Ungaro, Phillipe Venet, Madeleine Vionnet, Vivienne Westwood, Charles Frederick Worth, Yuki.
"First published by V & A Publications, 1991 as Modern Fashion in Detail"--Title page verso.
Description: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
Contents: List of Designers --
Foreword --
Seams --
Gathers, Tucks and Pockets --
Buttons --
Bows --
Beads and Sequins --
Applied Decoration --
Glossary --
Selected Reading List.
Series Title: V & A fashion in detail
Other Titles: 20th-century fashion in detail
Responsibility: Claire Wilcox and Valerie D. Mendes ; photographs by Richard Davis ; drawings by Leonie Davis.

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