Twentieth-century Fashion in Detail
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|Format: ||Paperback, 143 pages|
|Other Information: ||83 colour photographs, 100 line drawings|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 September 2009|
With a gorgeous new cover, this extensively illustrated book is a celebration of the V&As magnificent collection of 20th-century fashion. The latest title in the highly successful Fashion in Detail series, this book offers a detailed look at some of the most stunning garments in the collection. In meticulous detail, the book features line drawings of each garments structure and specially commissioned close-up photographs of each items most impressive aspects: fastenings, necklines, cuffs, hemlines, fringes, and more. Arranged thematically, the authors provide information about everything from seams, buttons and collars, to beads, tucks, and pleats. The result is a visual banquet of textures, patterns, and craftsmanship and an eye-opening testament to the variety and creativity of modern dress. An essential visual reference for designers, students, and fashionistas everywhere.
About the Author
Valerie D. Mendes is a fashion and textiles historian who became Chief Curator of the former Textiles and Dress Department at the V&A. Claire Wilcox is a leading expert in contemporary fashion who has curated several V&A exhibitions.
V & A Publishing|
29.72 x 23.11 x 1.27 centimetres (0.59 kg)|
15+ years |