Encyclopaedia of Fashion

Encyclopaedia of Fashion

by Georgina O'Hara, Carrie Donovan


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From accordion pleats to zoot suits, from Chanel to Twiggy, from angora to Venetian lace, in more than 1,000 informative entries this illustrated encyclopedia covers the entire spectrum of the complex and fascinating subject of fashion.

More than 350 apt and original illustrations and photographs enhance this unique encyclopedia, and Carrie Donovan, fashion editor of the New York Times Magazine, has contributed an introduction that brings the far-ranging world of fashion to focus. Georgina O'Hara, who has written for and edited women's magazines in London and Paris, has created an authoritative and invaluable reference work for the student as well as a treasure house of information on an endlessly captivating subject for the general audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810908826
Publisher: Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date: 02/29/2000
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 7.26(w) x 10.44(h) x 1.03(d)

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