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Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style / [produced in association with the Smithsonian ; Smithsonain consultant, Susan Brown].


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780756698355
  • ISBN: 0756698359
  • Description: 480 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, c2012.

Available copies

  • 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
  • 1 copy at Middlesex Community College.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks GT511 .F365 2012 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Statements of responsibility from back dust jacket flap.
Includes index.
Contents Note: The Ancient world -- Medieval romance and trade -- Renaissance splendor -- Baroque and rococo -- From revolution to frivolity -- La belle epoque and the jazz age -- From glamour to utility -- Optimism and youth -- Swinging sixties to glam rock -- The designer decades.
Summary: "From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, what we wear says who we are. "Fashion" is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. From the extravagance of Ancient Egypt, through the legendary fashion houses of Chanel and Dior, to the latest cutting-edge labels, this gorgeous collection of costume and dress shows how fashion reflects people and places, and captures the times in which they lived."--p.[4] of cover.
Subject: Fashion > History.
Clothing and dress > History.
Brown, Susan. (Added Author). DK Publishing, Inc. (Added Author). Smithsonian Institution. (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: At head of title: DK fashion
At head of title on cover: DK Smithsonian fashion

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