$21.29+ FREE delivery RRP $22.95 You save $1.66 (7%)
Get 10% off your second book with code: 10APR19 when buying 2 or more items
FREE delivery to United States in 4-8 working days
Ready To Go This book will leave our US warehouse within 1-2 working days.
Wordery has an Excellent rating of 4.69 on
From the turn-of-the-century S-bend silhouette to the ?green fashion? and celebrity couture of the new millennium, this comprehensive survey explores all the significant... Read more
From the turn-of-the-century S-bend silhouette to the ?green fashion? and celebrity couture of the new millennium, this comprehensive survey explores all the significant developments in fashion in a period that has seen a growing preoccupation with personal appearance and clothes. It focuses on key movements and innovations in style for both men and women, and explores these through the work of the most original and influential designers. Chapters are organized around crucial shifts in style and major world events, and exciting advances in fashion are placed within their socioeconomic, political, and cultural contexts.International in scope, this new edition includes updates on the most important new designers and the reinvention of brands. The reference section includes an extensive bibliography.
Fashion Since 1900 Paperback edition by Valerie Mendes
1. 1900-1913: Undulations and Exotica * 2. 1914-1929: La Garconne and the New Simplicity * 3. 1930-1938: Recession and Escapism * 4. 1939-1945: Rationed Fashion and Home-Made Style * 5. 1946-1956: Feminity and Conformity * 6. 1957-1967: Affluence and the Teenage Challenge * 7. 1968-1975: Eclecticism and Ecology * 8. 1976-1988: Sedition and Consumerism * 9. 1989-1999: Fashion Goes Global * 10. 2000-: Planet Fashion
From the invention of the needle to the dawn of denim, neolithic weavers to catwalk creations, this title intends to cover the trends, from vintage to high street chic and the reinvention of haute couture. It also explains the forces shaping fashion, including Internet technology, celebrity influence, fast fashion, recession and global markets.
Upgrading your order to Express Delivery
Most of our bestselling titles are available for express delivery within the UK, just look out for the Express Delivery on the product page.
There are two speedy upgraded delivery options for mainland UK:
Royal Mail First Class (1-2 working days, except Sundays) just £2.85 per order
Tracked next day courier (next working day) just £4.95 per order
Royal Mail First Class - £2.85 per order:
Royal Mail aims to deliver within 1-2 working days* (Mon-Saturday). Order before 13:00 Mon-Friday (excluding public holidays) and your books should arrive the next day (excludes Sunday & public holidays). This delivery service is not tracked.
Tracked next day courier - £4.95 per order:
Guaranteed, tracked and signed for, next working day* courier delivery. Order before 17:00 Mon-Thursday and receive your book the next day (excludes Saturday, Sunday & public holidays). Our courier delivers between 08:00 and 19:00.
*Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands and Islands usually receive a 2-3 working day service for First Class. For Tracked Courier, it’s a 2 working day service and you need to order by 15:00. Unfortunately, we don't currently offer Express Delivery outside the UK, Gibraltar, Guernsey or Jersey. All deliveries are subject to cut-off times and public holidays.
‘Ready To Go’ - What is it?
These are essentially books that are in our U.K warehouse, which are ready to be dispatched, pretty swiftly (usually within 1-2 working days!).
The dispatch time frame is factored into the delivery estimate you see on this page.
Don’t forget every single book on our website is available with free worldwide delivery, no minimum spend required.