The Definitive History of Costume and Style
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), Hardcover, 9780756698355, 480pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2012
Containing everything you need to know about changing fashion and style from ancient Egyptian dress to Space Age Fashion and Grunge and information on icons like Marie Antoinette, Clara Bow, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Alexander McQueen, Fashion catalogs the history of what people wear, revealing how Western fashion has been influenced by design from around the world and celebrating costume and haute couture.
Fashion will captivate anyone interested in style whether it's the fashion-mad teen in Tokyo, the wannabe designer in college, or the fashionista intrigued by the violent origins of the stiletto and the birth of bling.
"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