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Hat Origins, Language, Style
ISBN: HB: 9781789141368, Reaktion Books, November 2019
240 pp., 24x15.6 cm, 120 illus., 100 in colour
The hat is one of our most beloved pieces of clothing, appearing in virtually every society. Through the centuries, hats have represented the most important structures of culture ­­– governance (the crown), religion (the turban), traditions (the bonn...
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£18,00
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Shoes The Meaning of Style
ISBN: PB: 9781789140804, Reaktion Books, April 2019
368 pp., 23.4x16.4 cm, 172 illus., 159 in colour
We all make choices every day about which shoes to wear, but why do we choose the shoes we do? Today, buying shoes, wearing shoes, and collecting shoes is for many of us a habit that borders on fetish. Even those of us who consider shoes to be trivia...
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Suit Form, Function and Style
ISBN: HB: 9781780235233, Reaktion Books, April 2016
256 pp., 24x15.6 cm, 97 illus., 50 in colour
For over 400 years the tailored suit has dominated the wardrobe. Its simple forms, inspired by royal, military, religious and professional clothing, have provided a functional and sometimes elegant uniform for modern life. We see it every day – on th...
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Kimono A Modern History
ISBN: PB: 9781780232782, Reaktion Books, April 2014
272 pp., 25x19 cm, 125 colour illus., 15 black&white illus.
What is the kimono? Everyday garment? Art object? Symbol of Japan? As this book shows, the kimono has served all of these roles, its meaning changing across time and with the perspective of the wearer or viewer. "Kimono: A Modern History" begins by...
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£22,00
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London After a Fashion
ISBN: PB: 9781861893154, Reaktion Books, March 2007
240 pp., 20x15 cm, 99 illus.
London Fashion Week has maintained the capital's position as one of the most important cities on the international fashion calendar for over twenty-five years. The roots of London's pre-eminence as an international epicentre of haute couture and pr?t...
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£16,95
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Contemporary Gothic
ISBN: PB: 9781861893017, Reaktion Books, November 2006
176 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 30 illus.
Gothic images pervade contemporary culture, from popular interior decorating programmes to news stories of vampire-obsessed killers. Darkness and unease have never been more fashionable, as the media repeatedly proclaims that "Gothic is back", herald...
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£12,95
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Fashion A Philosophy
ISBN: PB: 9781861892911, Reaktion Books, September 2006
192 pp., 20x12 cm
Donatella Versace and Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent and Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Gucci: fashion is at once a familiar yet mysteriously elite world that we all experience, whether we're buying a new pair of jeans, reading Vogue, or...
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£14,95
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