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Fur A Sensitive History
ISBN: HB: 9780300227208, Yale University Press, November 2020
240 pp., 27x21.6 cm, 217 colour illus., 29 black&white illus.
The first and only book of its kind, "Fur: A Sensitive History" looks at the impact of fur on society, politics, and, of course, fashion. This material has a long, complex, and rich history, culminating in recent and ongoing anti-fur debates. Jonatha...
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£40,00
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Rose in Fashion Ravishing
ISBN: HB: 9780300250084, Yale University Press, September 2020
240 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 228 colour illus., 38 black&white illus.
"The Rose in Fashion: Ravishing" is a fascinating exploration of how the rose has inspired the way we look, dress, feel, and fantasize. It foregrounds innovative, refined, and challenging fashion design from elite 18th-century woven silks to the late...
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£30,00
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About Time Fashion and Duration
ISBN: HB: 9781588396884, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2020
304 pp., 33x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Fashion not only reflects and represents the spirit of the times, it also changes and develops with the times. "About Time" takes as its starting point the 1870s – when major developments in the establishment of standard time shifted the measurement...
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Back in Fashion Western Fashion from the Middle Ages to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780300218848, Yale University Press, April 2020
288 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 240 colour and black&white illus.
This engaging volume tells the history of Western fashion, exploring how and why it has influenced people's attitudes, actions, and beliefs since the Middle Ages. "Back in Fashion" focuses on themes specific to particular periods – such as the signif...
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Pocket A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660-1900
ISBN: PB: 9780300253740, Yale University Press, April 2020
264 pp., 23.5x17.5 cm, 200 colour illus.
This fascinating and enlightening study of the tie-on pocket combines materiality and gender to provide new insight into the social history of women's everyday lives – from duchesses and country gentry to prostitutes and washerwomen – and to explore...
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£19,99
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Stuart Style Monarchy, Dress and the Scottish Male Elite
ISBN: HB: 9780300240368, Yale University Press, March 2020
368 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 220 colour illus.
This is the first detailed analysis of elite men's clothing in 17th-century Scotland and its influence on English male fashion. Focusing on the years 1566 through 1701, it centers on the clothing choices of five Stuart royals: James VI and I, Prince...
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£45,00
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Age of Undress Art, Fashion, and the Classical Ideal in the 1790s
ISBN: HB: 9780300241204, Yale University Press, March 2020
216 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 180 colour illus.
"The Age of Undress" explores the emergence and meaning of neoclassical dress in the 1790s, tracing its evolution from Naples to London and Paris over the course of a single decade. The neoclassical style of clothing – often referred to as robe a la...
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£35,00
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Cloth that Changed the World The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz
ISBN: HB: 9780300246797, Yale University Press, February 2020
272 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 300 colour illus.
hintz, a type of multicolored printed or painted cotton cloth, originated in India yet exerted influence far beyond its home shores: it became a driving force of the spice trade in the East Indies, and it attracted European merchants, who by the 17th...
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In Pursuit of Fashion The Sandy Schreier Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588396969, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, December 2019
204 pp., 33x23.5 cm, 174 colour illus.
This handsome volume explores the modern discipline of fashion collecting, presenting remarkable works from one of the greatest private collection of 20th-century costume. This group of clothing and accessories, assembled over several decades by Sand...
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Off the Wall American Art to Wear
ISBN: HB: 9780876332917, Yale University Press, November 2019
216 pp., 25.4x21 cm, 250 colour illus.
This is the first publication to consider art to wear, also known as wearable art, as a discrete American movement that mirrored the cultural, political, social, and spiritual concerns of a generation that came of age in the late 1960s and 1970s. Tra...
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