Fashion: The Twentieth Century

Originally published in 1999 and now fully revised and updated, Fashion is a photographic celebration that surveys all the preeminent couturiers and fashion houses from the era before the Great War through the revolutionary changes wrought by the Jazz Age and the Swinging Sixties to designers at work today Everything is included in this authoritative volume, from Chanel sOriginally published in 1999 and now fully revised and updated, Fashion is a photographic celebration that surveys all the preeminent couturiers and fashion houses from the era before the Great War through the revolutionary changes wrought by the Jazz Age and the Swinging Sixties to designers at work today Everything is included in this authoritative volume, from Chanel s little black dress to the latest Prada or envelope pushing boutiques.What distinguishes Fashion from other overviews or histories of the subject is that it also examines the ancillary driving forces that have propelled fashion trends and fuelled the rise of styles In many ways, this book makes clear that these supposedly secondary influences fashion editors, advertising, newspapers, magazines, department stores, boutiques became increasingly important during the course of the twentieth century Included in the book are overviews of key figures in the fashion industry and design community.
Fashion The Twentieth Century Originally published in and now fully revised and updated Fashion is a photographic celebration that surveys all the preeminent couturiers and fashion houses from the era before the Great War th

  • Title: Fashion: The Twentieth Century
  • Author: François Baudot
  • ISBN: 9780789303769
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Fashion: The Twentieth Century”

    1. Amazing book, specially for aspiring fashion designers with ADD like me because it is mostly pictures! Dont get me wrong it's full of info, but it's condensed. If you are a broke aspiring fashion designer, you should own this book yesterday, because you can find it for very low prices, I bought mine for $1 on amazon. Its perfect for when you are out of ideas; just open it up in a random page, go back to a decade and unblock your brain. Most inside it is from the 30's-60's period and 90's, a bit [...]

    2. Excellent short introductory history of high fashion in the 20th century. Very much recommended to anyone looking for a way to understand the history behind this month's Vogue or BlackBook.

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