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The Dictionary of Fashion History
by Valerie Cumming and C. W. Cunnington and P. E. Cunnington




Overview -

- What is an Apollo knot?
- Who wore a Welch wig?
- When were Zouave jackets the height of fashion?

This new edition of The Dictionary of Fashion History further updates the landmark work of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard. Featuring over 60 new and revised entries on diverse topics such as the Onesie, Brothel Creepers and the Birkin Bag, this edition is even more comprehensive and brings this costume historian's bible fully up to date.

With many more images to accompany the text and illustrate key fashions - including cartoons, prints and lavish color photographs of surviving garments - this version of the dictionary brings dazzling and unusual garments to life for researchers, students, costume designers and everyone interested in the subject.
Clear, concise, and meticulous in detail, this essential reference work answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and adornment and will continue to be the definitive guide for many years to come.

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More About The Dictionary of Fashion History by Valerie Cumming; C. W. Cunnington; P. E. Cunnington

 
 
 

Overview

- What is an Apollo knot?
- Who wore a Welch wig?
- When were Zouave jackets the height of fashion?

This new edition of The Dictionary of Fashion History further updates the landmark work of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard. Featuring over 60 new and revised entries on diverse topics such as the Onesie, Brothel Creepers and the Birkin Bag, this edition is even more comprehensive and brings this costume historian's bible fully up to date.

With many more images to accompany the text and illustrate key fashions - including cartoons, prints and lavish color photographs of surviving garments - this version of the dictionary brings dazzling and unusual garments to life for researchers, students, costume designers and everyone interested in the subject.
Clear, concise, and meticulous in detail, this essential reference work answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and adornment and will continue to be the definitive guide for many years to come.



This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781472577702
  • ISBN-10: 1472577701
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publish Date: September 2017
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds


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