Survey of Historic Costume
Survey of Historic Costume, 5th Edition, which now includes a free student Study Guide, presents a thorough overview of Western dress from the ancient world to the trends of today. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing. With visuals, illustrated tables, and in-depth discussions, readers come to recognize recurring themes and concepts and understand the role of dress from a diverse, global perspective. This book is perfect for students, instructors, fashion industry professionals, and anyone interested in historic costume, fashion, art, and design.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stormtrooperprincess - LibraryThing
A decent general fashion history book meant for a college survey course & not a researcher of specific clothing styles and/or eras. Doesn't go into much detail on any particular era, but instead gives ... Read full review