Fashion that Changed the World (Paperback)
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Fashion that Changed the World (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 21/08/2014
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What did Vogue's first cover look like? When did film stars become part of the fashion industry? What led to the development of ready-to-wear clothing? How did the paintings of Mondrian, Dali and Warhol end up on the runway? These and other questions are answered in this eye-opening look at different aspects of the history of fashion - from Elizabeth I's "Mask of Youth," to Lady Gaga's "meat dress." Arranged by topic, the lavishly illustrated chapters explore themes such as war and the military; ready-to wear; fashion in film, art, and sports; celebrity; gay and lesbian fashion; globalization and the internet. Fashion That Changed the World digs into a multitude of social, economic and cultural factors that changed the course of fashion over the last few hundred years. Filled with colourful images - many of them full-page - and extensive essays that are both informative and engaging, this indispensable reference offers a historical snapshot of what we used to wear and why we choose the clothes that we do today.

Publisher: Prestel
ISBN: 9783791347899
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 739 g
Dimensions: 241 x 191 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Make this a must read for those who are deeply involved and immersed in world of fashion as well for novices who want to use this book as a primer for the history of fashion." --New York Journal of Books "Jennifer Croll details historical moments that were inspired by what people wear." --Flare

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