Encyclopedia of clothing and fashion, Volume 3

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 2005 - Design - 557 pages
"Steele, director of the Fashion Institute of Technology Museum, has crafted, with the help of 325 contributors, an authoritative introduction to fashion, the industry, and the issues that hve defined the field. Some 640 articles describe the colorful facets of couture and textiles, from fabrics of chintz, corduroy, and feathers to such garb as aprons, bikinis, and prison dress. There are color plates and nearly 600 black-and-white illustrations. Back matter includes a comprehensive index, a timeline, and a topical outline."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.

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Contents

Fetish Fashion Buttons
474
History of Clothing A Production and Distribution
479
B Garments Parka
481
HipHop Fashion Reenactors
482
Suit Business Seventh Avenue
485
ReadytoWear Fashion Photography
486
Styles
487
Balzac Honore de Window Displays
488
Costume Skating Dress
504
Future of Fashion Vogue
505
Crinoline
506
Leiber Judith A Production and Distribution
509
Dress Reform Roma and Gypsy
511
Mao Suit Folklore Look
514
Politics and Fashion Brooches and Pins
517
Garment Construction
518

Society
489
Maternity Dress Wedding Costume
490
Vintage Fashion Dance and Fashion
493
Protective Clothing WorkingClass Dress
494
Unisex Clothing Scarf
495
Nautical Style Religious and Ceremonial Dress
496
Little Black Dress Fancy Dress
498
Crepe Vinyl as Fashion Fabric
500
n SOCIETY
502
Policy and Government Umbrellas and Parasols
503
Fashion Models G Art and Literature
523
Marx Karl
524
Mainbocher Milliners
526
Halloween Costume Nautical Style
529
Supermodels Art Nouveau and Art Deco
533
Masquerade and Masked Balls Space Suit
537
Color in Dress High Heels
541
Kanga Sewing Machine
544
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About the author (2005)

Valerie Steele is chief curator and acting director, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. She is founder and editor of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture.

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