Fashion: The Ultimate Book of Costume and Style

Fashion: The Ultimate Book of Costume and Style

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  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 480 pages
  • Dimensions: 254mm x 310mm x 40mm | 2,760g
  • Publication date: 11 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1405398795
  • ISBN 13: 9781405398794
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)
  • Sales rank: 45,779

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3,000 years of fashion history in one stylish visual guide. "Fashion" is the definitive guide to the evolution of costume and style. Tracing 3,000 years from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to today's catwalk sensations and with a foreword by fashion guru Caryn Franklin, this is your own personal fashion show through history. Breathtaking in its scope, "Fashion" is packed with over 1,500 costumes from around the globe and lavishly illustrated with a mix of original fashion plates, archive images and commissioned photography. Plus features on famous trend-setters, fashion icons and designers from Jackie Onassis to Alexander McQueen bring the world of fashion to life. "Fashion" is guaranteed to add style to your bookshelf; with its luxurious textured fabric jacket and spine, it's the season's must-have for anyone with a passion for fashion.

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Specially commissioned foreword by fashion guru Caryn Franklin. Contributor Judith Watt is the author of several books on fashion and a lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.