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No item of clothing has endured for longer than the dress. Yet the last century alone has seen the most radical changes of style—hemlines swinging from ankle to thigh, outlines alternating between the body-hugging and the bell—and our fascination with the frock has not gone away. From Gres draping to Diors New Look, from Mary Quants mini to Hussein Chalayans mechanical marvels, this book looks at the dress in 20th-century fashion. Thematic chapters—Changes, Feminine, Sex, Must-Haves, Fantasy, Classical, and Art—set out the inspirations and implications for each new change alongside the stunning photography. It has been more than 80 years since Coco Chanel invented the little black dress, but most women still have one in their wardrobes today. Its been decades since women discovered trousers and separates, but many women dream of wearing a glorious, glamorous gown at least once, whether its on a Hollywood red carpet, or on her wedding day.

About the Author

Jane Eastoe trained in fashion design, then moved to the fashion business press, for whom she regularly covered the international collections and interviewed designers from Jean-Paul Gaultier to John Galliano. She is the author of Hedgerow and Wildlife and Wild Food. Sarah Gristwood is the author of Arbella, Bird of Paradise, Perdita, and Elizabeth and Leicester.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781862057982
Author:
Eastoe, Jane
Publisher:
Pavilion Books
Author:
Gristwood, Sarah
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Fashion
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Fashion -- History -- 20th century.
Subject:
Dresses - History - 20th century
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / Fashion
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
11.5 x 9 x 1 in 1 lb

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