Fashion, Italian Style
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Fashion, Italian Style

by Valerie Steele
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300100140

ISBN-13: 9780300100143

Pub. Date: 02/20/2003

Publisher: Yale University Press

"Italian fashion - which encompasses designers and companies from Armani to Zegna - has become a dominant force in the fashion world. This stunning book discusses the rise of Italian fashion since 1945, the development of the Italian Look from the late 1970s to the present, and the many great designers who have contributed to Italy's fashion triumphs." This book is…  See more details below

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"Italian fashion - which encompasses designers and companies from Armani to Zegna - has become a dominant force in the fashion world. This stunning book discusses the rise of Italian fashion since 1945, the development of the Italian Look from the late 1970s to the present, and the many great designers who have contributed to Italy's fashion triumphs." This book is the catalogue for an exhibition, sponsored by the Italian Trade Commission, at The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City from February 11, 2003 through April 12, 2003.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300100143
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/20/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.34(w) x 12.14(h) x 0.73(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Fashion, Italian Style1
From the Roman Empire to the Venetian Republic3
Art and Industry in the Early Twentieth Century7
The "Birth" of Italian Fashion at the Sala Bianca in Florence19
Italy Changes the Way the World Looks23
La Dolce Vita, or Rome Triumphant29
The Continental Look41
New Directions in Italian Fashion45
The Rise of Milan and the 'Italian Look'59
Tailor Made - in Naples, Rome, and Milan65
A Fellini-like Sensuality71
The Italian Fashion System81
Accessories Are More Important than Ever91
Images of Italian Fashion107
The Material Speaks for Itself121
Notes129

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