National Geographic presents a fascinating new view of fashion in this stunning and substantive visual resource. With more than 200 color photographs from the Society's vast collection, including exquisite archival and contemporary images that rival the best in contemporary fashion photography. Fashion explores clothing and adomment from a uniquely global perspective, at a time when current fashion is fusing diverse cultural styles as never before. Evocative essays by mavens of style introduce fashion's place in history, then essays by National Geographic magazine writer Cathy Newman focus on the body adorned, from hair to garb accessories. Only National Geographic can bring you this thorough and tantalizing look in lavish color at how fashion makes the man, the woman, the world.
- Hardback | 239 pages
- 281.94 x 297.18 x 22.86mm | 1,950.44g
- 11 Oct 2001
- National Geographic Books
- Washington, United States
- 200 colour and b&w photographs
"A stunning array of international images of beauty that tell stories of ancient and contemporary times....It's about more than haute couture runway fashions." "A picture book of the most glamorous images."