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Fashion today

Author: Colin McDowell
Publisher: London, Eng. : Phaidon, 2005, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A kaleidoscopic, colourful and provocative survey of the fashion world.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin McDowell
ISBN: 0714843342 9780714843346
OCLC Number: 861653004
Description: 512 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction - New Look onwards - Youth Revolution - Designer as Superstar - Modelling the Image - The Medium and the Message - Selling the Dream - Rediscovering Elegance - Lure of Retro - Ethnic Influences - Fantasy and Role Play - Fetishism and the Shaped Body - Foreseeing the Future - Fashion and Protest - Biographies - Chronology - Bibliography - Index
Responsibility: Colin McDowell.


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"McDowell deconstructs fashion with insight, humour, verve... One of the best books on the subject in recent years."-Chicago Tribune "The new fashion bible."-Time Out "A mighty book... Crammed full Read more...

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