The Little Book of Big Ideas Fashion

The Little Book of Big Ideas Fashion

by IainR.Webb (Author), Bonnie English (Author)


This book is a comprehensive introduction to the most influential fashion designers and fashion trends from the 19th century to the present. It looks at 50 of the world's most significant fashion designers such as Yves Saint Laurent, Coco Chanel, Jimmy Choo and Issey Miyake. Other topics include: Haute Couture, Photography and Illustration, Fabrics, Vintage and the Little Black Dress, Street Fashion, Supermodels, Tailoring and Cutting, Savile Row, Department Stores, and Hollywood. All in all, it is the complete, handy little guide to the story of fashion.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Published: 19 Jun 2009

ISBN 10: 1408106310
ISBN 13: 9781408106310
Book Overview: Covers 50 influential fashion designers Discusses 10 key aspects of fashion Very accessible text Handy, appealing format Good price

Author Bio
Bonnie English is an art and design historian who has taught theory at QCA for many years. She specialises in the history of visual arts in the 20th century with a particular interest in fashion. She has previously written another book on the history of 20th century fashion for Palgrave.