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Complete History of Costume and Fashion (01 Edition)by Bronwyn Cosgrave
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From the first fashion style of the Egyptians to the emergence of "haute couture</i> in the 20th century
Book News Annotation:
Reprint of a volume in which Cosgrove (associate editor of British Vogue) explores the development of fashion from its simple and practical beginnings to the growth of the multibillion dollar global industry that it is today. Spanning about 5,000 years, she examines trends in global cultures and the costumes they adopted, textiles, and trends in footwear, headgear, hair, make-up, and grooming habits of both sexes. Organized by specific time periods from the ancient Egyptians to the present. Extensively illustrated in color. Oversize: 9.75x11.25<">.
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Beautifully designed with over 300 photographs and illustrations, The Complete History of Costume & Fashion is a comprehensive illustrated guide to the history of clothing and fashion. At various times in history, fashionable dress has taken very different forms. From the first fashion style of the Egyptians to the extravagant clothes of the Romans, from the birth of the Dandy to the emergence of haute couture in the twentieth century, this book chronicles the evolution of style for both males and females from a social, cultural, and historical perspective.
Organized by specific time periods, coverage includes fashions from:
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