Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now / Edition 1

Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now / Edition 1

by Valerie Steele
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300087381

ISBN-13: 2900300087382

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Yale University Press

From haute couture to hot pants, from glamour to grunge, the past fifty years have witnessed some startling revolutions in fashion. This lively survey of postwar fashion not only describes the great designers and their creations but also places trends in clothing within their social and cultural contexts.

Author Biography: Valerie Steele, chief curator of the

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From haute couture to hot pants, from glamour to grunge, the past fifty years have witnessed some startling revolutions in fashion. This lively survey of postwar fashion not only describes the great designers and their creations but also places trends in clothing within their social and cultural contexts.

Author Biography: Valerie Steele, chief curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and editor of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body, and Culture, is also the author of China Chic: East Meets West, published by Yale University Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900300087382
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176

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