Fashion: The Ultimate Book of Costume and Style

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Kathryn Hennessy
Dorling Kindersley, 2012 - Clothing and dress - 480 pages
3,000 years of fashion history in one stylish visual guideFashion 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, 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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When I was young, there was nothing I loved more than colouring in books of costume designs, and making up my own for cut-out dolls using pictures in magazines for inspiration. I'm sure that still ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

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.

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