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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.
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