Fashion In Detail
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Price
£55.00

Format
Hardcover

Publishing Date
07/10/2013

Pages
600 pages

Height
300mm

Width
300mm

Illustrations
525 colour

Rights
UK, Ireland, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Central & South America, Caribbean

ISBN
9781851777686

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Fashion In Detail

1700-2000


The V&A’s Fashion Collection is the largest and most comprehensive in the world, housing unrivalled collections of dress, accessories, shoes and hats, from exquisite seventeenth-century gowns to twentieth century daywear and couture.

This chronological survey covers four hundred years of fashion, drawn from the V&A’s five best-selling volumes: Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Fashion in Detail, Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail, World Dress Fashion in Detail, Twentieth-Century Fashion in Detail and Underwear Fashion in Detail. With concise and authoritative texts by V&A curators, glorious colour photography and specially commissioned line drawings of complete garments, the reader is allowed the unique opportunity to look in the closest possible detail at the garments and revel in their breathtaking range of colour, texture and construction.

About the Author(s)
Claire Wilcox

Claire Wilcox is Senior Curator of Fashion at the V&A. She has curated many exhibitions including Vivienne Westwood (V&A 2004) and The Golden Age of Couture (V&A 2007) and edited the accompanying books.

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