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20th Century Fashion in Detail

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Revealing the elaborate embroidery, intricate pleats and daring cuts that make up some of the 20th century’s most beautiful garments, this book explores the specific techniques used by couturiers as tastes and textile technologies evolved. Work by designers such as Mariano Fortuny, Madeleine Vionnet, Paul Poiret, Hubert de Givenchy, Mary Quant, Yves Saint Laurent and Vivienne Westwood is rediscovered, and exquisite haute-couture pieces, from sequinned Chanel trouser suits and richly embroidered Schiaparelli jackets to striking Balenciaga creations and Dior evening gowns, are examined.

An extraordinary exploration of the techniques used by couturiers in the construction of these exceptional garments, 20th-Century Fashion in Detail will delight all followers of fashion to the fashion.

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Author

Claire Wilcox

ISBN

9780500294109

Date Of Publication

2018

Publisher

Thames & Hudson

Book Format

Paperback

Number Of Pages

318

Illustrations

Full colour photography throughout

Dimensions

208mm x 291mm x 21mm