Tracing the evolution of fashion -- from the early draped
fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today --
"Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style" is a
stunningly illustrated guide to more than three thousand years of
shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of
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.