This lively survey of years of fashion covers everything from Haute Couture to the High Street, and developing fabric technology from silk to fleece. This illustrated survey of years of fashion investigates its cultural and social meanings from medieval Europe to 20th-century America. It provides a guide to. Well, what is fashion? In Fashion, a carefully calibrated look at Western couture over the past years, Christopher Breward notes that.
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Following years of fashion, Christopher Breward offers a catholic view of this colorful and flamboyant universe, describing its trends, products, and inhabitants. He sees more than just an industry, giving voice to the larger cultural phenomenon fashion has become. Breward’s discerning view captures the glamorous world of Vogue and advertising; the relationship between fashion and film, and fashion as a business; and goes beyond the surface to consider individual interaction with fashion.
How have ideas about hygiene and comfort influenced the direction of style? How does dress create identity and status?
Framing details of dandies, flappers, and punks within a clear overview of their respective periods, Breward takes a second look and casts everyday wear in a much different light. In addition to all the glitz and glamour, the book includes suggestions for chrisyopher reading, a timeline marking important events in fashion, and a list of relevant museums and galleries.
In all, it is the most valuable, accessible, and modern text on fashion today.
Fashion on the Page 6. Fashion and Film 7. Shopping for Style 8. Inhe published the first academic textbook on fashion, The Culture of Fashion. He has curated various exhibitions, including ‘s Capital Fashion for the Museum of London.
Fashion (Oxford History of Art)
This latest book provides an excellent introduction to the world of modern fashion. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, chrristopher education by publishing worldwide. Academic Skip to main content.
Choose your country or region Close. It can be ordered now for delivery when back in stock. Fashion Christopher Breward Oxford History of Art Beautifully illustrated throughout The most accessible and up fashiob date book on fashion available.
Includes further reading, timeline, and list of relevant museums and galleries. Covers years of fashion; from the earliest development of Haute Couture in right up to the present day.
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Covers a range of designers from Dior to Armani and Miyake. Early Medieval Art Lawrence Nees. Restless Ambition Cathy Curtis.
The Photograph Graham Clarke. Fashionability Regina Lee Blaszczyk. Sustainable art communities Leon Wainwright and Kitty Zijlmans.
European Architecture Barry Bergdoll.