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Heavenly Bodies Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9781588396457, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2018
336 pp., 33x22.9 cm, 330 colour illus.
Since antiquity, religious beliefs and practices have inspired many of the masterworks of art. These works of art have, in turn, fueled the imagination of fashion designers in the 20th and 21st centuries, yielding some of the most innovative creation...
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Pretty Gentlemen Macaroni Men and the Eighteenth-Century Fashion World
ISBN: HB: 9780300217469, Yale University Press, March 2018
256 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
The term "macaroni" was once as familiar a label as "punk" or "hipster" is today. In this handsomely illustrated book devoted to notable 18th-century British male fashion, award-winning author and fashion historian Peter McNeil brings together dress,...
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William Ivey Long Costume Designs 2007-2016
ISBN: HB: 9780300229387, Yale University Press, November 2017
128 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 100 colour illus.
William Ivey Long (b. 1947) is a leading costume designer for the stage, film, and television, whose creativity, artistry, and craftsmanship have earned him ovations throughout the theater community and beyond. A defining presence on Broadway, he has...
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Fashion in Steel The Landsknecht Armour of Wilhelm von Rogendorf
ISBN: HB: 9780300230864, Yale University Press, September 2017
128 pp., 27.3x24.1 cm, 100 colour illus., 15 black&white illus.
This sumptuously illustrated book celebrates a curious masterpiece of German Renaissance art – the Landsknecht armor of Wilhelm von Rogendorf (1523). Recently conserved to its original glory, this magnificent suit of armor, made for a trusted courtie...
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Tudor Fashion Dress at Court
ISBN: HB: 9780300228274, Yale University Press, August 2017
208 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 180 colour illus.
The Tudor monarchs and their courtiers are some of the best-known figures in history. They continue, even today, to spark our curiosity and imagination. Their enduring popularity is no doubt partly due to the iconic portraits in which they are depict...
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Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garcons Art of the In-Between
ISBN: HB: 9781588396204, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2017
256 pp., 34.3x24.1 cm, 250 colour and black&white illus.
A revelatory look at the influential and enigmatic designer behind Comme des Garcons. The great pantheon of fashion designers produces only a handful of creators who are masters of their metier. Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons is one of them. Wide...
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Paris Refashioned 1957-1968
ISBN: HB: 9780300226072, Yale University Press, February 2017
252 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 110 colour illus., 15 black&white
A captivating look at Parisian fashions of the 1960s and how the ready-to-wear revolution influenced haute couture. The 1960s was one of the most exciting periods in fashion history, as shifting cultural paradigms were embraced by a generation of de...
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Fake Silk The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon
ISBN: HB: 9780300204667, Yale University Press, January 2017
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
When a new technology makes people ill, how high does the body count have to be before protectives steps are taken? This disturbing book tells a dark story of hazardous manufacturing, poisonous materials, environmental abuses, political machinations,...
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Clothing Art The Visual Culture of Fashion 1600-1914
ISBN: HB: 9780300119077, Yale University Press, January 2017
304 pp., 28x21.6 cm, 170 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
An entirely new way of looking at the history of fashion through the eyes of artists There have always been important links between art and clothing. Artists have documented the ever-evolving trends in fashion, popularized certain styles of dress, an...
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Fashion Plates 150 Years of Style
ISBN: PB: 9780300197709, Yale University Press, October 2016
440 pp., 24.8x21 cm, 225 colour illus.
A sumptuously illustrated, encyclopedic chronicle of fashion and its trends, from the 18th to the early 20th century Prior to the invention of photography, European and American magazines used colorful prints to depict the latest fashion trends. Thes...
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