Twentieth Century Fashion in Detail

by Claire Wilcox, Valerie Mendes

Twentieth Century Fashion in Detail Synopsis

This glamorous book, part of the V&A Fashion in Detail series, illustrates the intricate details of twentieth-century fashion. Spectacular photographs, accompanied by expert commentaries and specially commissioned line drawings, focus on fanciful Dior bows, Chanel button-holes and metal sprinfs on a Schiaparelli jacket. This unique study provides an insight into the techniques and craft practices used by couturiers and the construction of these amazing garments. Twentieth-Century Fashion in Detail will delight all followers of fashion. This title was previously available as Modern Fashion in Detail .

Book Information

ISBN: 9781851775712
Publication date: 1st September 2009
Author: Claire Wilcox, Valerie Mendes
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 144 pages
Categories: History of fashion,

About Claire Wilcox, Valerie Mendes

Valerie D. Mendes is a fashion and textiles historian who became Chief Curator of the former Textiles and Dress Department at the V&A. Claire Wilcox is a leading expert in contemporary fashion who has curated several V&A exhibitions.

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