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Fashion
The Definitive History of Costume and Style
By (author): DK
9780756698355 Hardcover English DESIGN / Fashion & Accessories Oct 01, 2012
$65.00 CAD
Out of stock indefinitely 10.12 x 12.12 x 1.51 in 480 pages DK
Fashion is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. 

From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, discover more than three thousand years of shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of style. Tracing the evolution of fashion — from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today — this book is a stunningly illustrated guide to the art of clothing.

Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style uses stunning photography to trace the history of changing fashions and styles. Truly vast in scope, taking in everything from from ancient Egyptian dress to Space Age Fashion and Grunge, and including stories about icons like Marie Antoinette, Clara Bow, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Alexander McQueen, Fashion catalogs the history of what people wear. It reveals how Western fashion has been influenced by design from around the world and celebrates all forms of costume and haute couture. Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is sure to inspire.

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

"Whether you are a fashionista or a walking fashion faux pas, you will thoroughly enjoy this chronological look at fashion and history!" — Portland Book Review

"[I]f one wants to learn about the history of clothing, this is the ultimate resource book." — Winkbooks.net

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