Contemporary Fashion

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Richard Harrison Martin
St. James Press, 1995 - Costume design - 575 pages
This reference guide to contemporary fashion features over 400 designers, milliners, footwear designers, companies and textile houses. Entries include biographical summary, bibliography and critical essay. Among those featured are Vivienne Westwood, Christian Dior, Zandra Rhodes, Calvin Klein, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Burberry, Geoff Banks and Yves Saint-Laurent. Each entry includes: biographical summary, bibliography, a statement by the designer about his/her work and a critical essay.

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Many notable fashion reference works focus on the broad history of costume design, while others concentrate on trends. Curator Martin of The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New ... Read full review

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