By (author) Claire Wilcox
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Vivienne Westwood by Claire Wilcox
Book DescriptionOver 300 illustrations convey the dynamism and impact of her ideas from the early punk years to her more recent collections, presenting imaginative and stunning creations that have been a major influence on fashion, music and art since the 1970s. Outfits worn by the Sex Pistols contrast with more recent creations for Tracey Emin and Cameron Diaz, demonstrating why Westwood is the most talked-about designer in Britain. Her enormous cult following in Japan, Europe, Australia and the USA gives the book instant international appeal, while Claire Wilcox's authoritative text sheds light on the sources of inspiration and working practices of this fascinating and dedicated designer.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851774050
(288mm x 247mm x 16mm)
Imprint: V & A Publications
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Claire Wilcox
19th Century Fashion in Detail, Paperback (November 2016)
Reveals the decorative seams, refined stitching, voluptuous drapery, strict corseting and slashing and stamping that make up some of the garments in the V&A's superlative 19th-century fashion collection. This title gives the reader a unique opportunity to examine historical clothing that is often too fragile to be on display.
V&A Gallery of Fashion, Paperback (October 2016)
Spanning four centuries, the V&A's Fashion Collection is the most comprehensive in the world, housing unrivaled collections of dress,accessories, shoes and hats from the 17th century to the present day. This thoroughly revised and redesigned edition perfectly encapsulates the collection and is a must for any fashion enthusiast.
Fashion in Detail, Hardback (October 2013)» View all books by Claire Wilcox
The V&A's renowned Fashion in Detail series has become essential reading for historians, costumiers, designers and fashion students and this volume brings together for the first time, edited highlights from all the titles in the series. This chronological survey covers four hundred years of fashion, drawn from the V&A's five best-selling volumes.
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Author Biography - Claire Wilcox
Claire Wilcox is a leading expert on contemporary fashion. She curated the highly successful V&A exhibitions Vivienne Westwood (V&A 2004) which is now touring to Australia, China and Germany, Radical Fashion (V&A 2001) and The Art and Craft of Gianni Versace (V&A 2002) and edited the accompanying books. She is the author of Bags (V&A 1999) and Modern Fashion in Detail (with Valerie Mendes, V&A 1998).
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