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Callan, Georgina O'Hara.

The Thames & Hudson dictionary of fashion and fashion designers / Thames and Hudson dictionary of fashion and fashion designers Dictionary of fashion and fashion designers Georgina O'Hara Callan. - Second edition / updated by Cat Glover. - London : Thames & Hudson, 2008. - 296 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm. - The World of art Thames & Hudson world of art . - World of art. .

Previous ed.: 1998.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-296).

"This indispensable guide to fashion provides in more than 1,200 entries detailed information on the life and work of every important designer from 1840 to the present day, including not only couturiers but also shoe, hat and knitwear specialists, costume designers, jewelers and hairdressers. It covers the fashion media, photographers and illustrators, influential art movements, fashion terms, garment and accessory styles, technical processes and every kind of fabric, as well as personalities who have influenced fashion or promoted a style." "This new and expanded edition features fifty new entries by Cat Glover and revisions throughout. Extensively illustrated and international in scope, it is an essential sourcebook for designers, students, collectors and enthusiasts."--BOOK JACKET.

9780500203996(pbk)


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