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Fashion since 1900

Author: Valerie D Mendes; Amy De La Haye
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2010.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
From the turn-of-the-century S-bend silhouette to the S2green fashionS3 and celebrity couture of the new millennium, this comprehensive survey explores all the significant developments in fashion in a period that has seen a growing preoccupation with personal appearance and clothes. It focuses on key movements and innovations in style for both men and women, and explores these through the work of the most original  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie D Mendes; Amy De La Haye
ISBN: 9780500204023 0500204020
OCLC Number: 751457342
Notes: Previous edition: published as 20th-century fashion. 1999.
Description: 312 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: 1900-1913: undulations and exotica --
1914-1929: La Garc̦onne and the new simplicity --
1930-1938: recession and escapism --
1939-1945: rationed fashion and home-made style --
1946-1956: femininity and conformity --
1957-1967: affluence and the teenage challenge --
1968-1975: eclecticism and ecology --
1976-1988: sedition and consumerism --
1989-1999: fashion goes global --
2000-: planet fashion.
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Valerie Mendes, Amy de la Haye.


Explores all the significant developments in fashion since 1900. This book discusses many topics, the impact of the Internet on the fashion industry, the importance of new fashion centres in India  Read more...


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