Four Hundred Years of Fashion

Four Hundred Years of Fashion

Book - 1999
Rate this:
This lively history of fashion has become a classic in its field. Based on the V+A's world famous collection, it tells the story of four centuries of men's and women's fashionable dress up to the present day.
The authoritative text explains the ever-changing shape of gowns, coats and suits while over 200 illustrations cover clothes for all times and occasions, from the magnificent 18th-century court mantua, sumptuously embroidered with silver thread, to Vivienne Westwood's psychedelic punk outfit. Also included are a wide range of fashion accessories such as shoes, fans, hats, buttons, buckles and even undergarments.
From the ornate richness of satin doublets to the cool minimalism of the 1990s, 400 Years of Fashion is an indispensable introduction for students or anyone with an interest in fashion and period costume.
Publisher: London : V&A Publications, [1999], c1984
ISBN: 9781851773015
1851773010
Branch Call Number: REF 391.009 Gin 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 176 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,29 cm
Alternative Title: Fashion

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PEPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top