"Excellent … makes several exposing links in between fashion and also modern paint designs, theatricalism, ethnographic design, as well as sporting activities clothes."– Bloomsbury Review From the turn-of-the-century S-bend shape to the "green fashion" and also star couture of the new millennium, this thorough survey discovers all the substantial developments in fashion in a period that has seen an expanding obsession with personal look and clothes. It focuses on essential movements as well as technologies in style for both males and females, as well as explores these through the work of the most original and significant developers. Phases are arranged around critical changes stylishly and significant globe events, as well as interesting developments in vogue are positioned within their socioeconomic, political, and also cultural contexts.
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