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The Fashion Dictionary

The Fashion Dictionary

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by Guido Vergani
     
 

Featuring drawings and pencil sketches from world-renowned brands and designers, this encyclopedic account offers a complete overview of the origins of fashion, reaching back to the history of various styles and examining the artistic currents that influenced them. Updated to include entries on the latest significant industry trends, as well as expanded entries on

Overview

Featuring drawings and pencil sketches from world-renowned brands and designers, this encyclopedic account offers a complete overview of the origins of fashion, reaching back to the history of various styles and examining the artistic currents that influenced them. Updated to include entries on the latest significant industry trends, as well as expanded entries on timeless classics, this edition explains 4,500 terms in concise journalistic language to appeal to both casual fans and serious fashion enthusiasts. With more than 100 contributors—including bestselling author Beppe Severgnini, Giulio Alberoni, tennis player and author Gianni Clerici, and fashion journalists Irene Bignardi and Isabella Bossi Fedrigotti—this comprehensive resource spotlights courtiers, trademarks of prêt-à-porter, fashion schools, shoe designers, models, and cover girls, icons of elegance, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788860737229
Publisher:
Baldini Castoldi Dalai Editore Inc
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
1400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 2.20(d)

Meet the Author

Guido Vergani was an Italian journalist, fashion expert, and special correspondent who reported on Milan as one of the world capitals of fashion. Antony Shugaar is a translator, a freelance journalist who has written for the Boston Globe and the Washington Post, and the author of New York: The City That Never Sleeps. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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