Description - History of 20th Century Fashion by Elizabeth Ewing
A History of 20th Century Fashion charts the early dominance of couture to the influences of street culture. The narrative is based on a firm understanding of social, economic and technical developments all over the world, and emphasizes the commercial organization of the industry, from designer and textile manufacturer right through to the consumer. Over 100 b/w and 50 colour illustrations bring the history of fashion to life.
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(248mm x 187mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Ewing
Elizabeth Ewing wrote widely on fashion, her books including Everyday Dress, Dress and Undress and History of Children's Costume. Dr Alice Mackrell, a costume historian specializing in the history of fashion plates, is also the author of several books, including An Illustrated History of Fashion, Stoles and Scarves, Paul Poiret and Coco Chanel.