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The Thames & Hudson dictionary of fashion and fashion designers / Georgina O'Hara Callan.

By: Callan, Georgina O'Hara.
Contributor(s): Glover, Cat.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: World of art: Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2008Edition: Second edition / updated by Cat Glover.Description: 296 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780500203996(pbk).Other title: Thames and Hudson dictionary of fashion and fashion designers | Dictionary of fashion and fashion designers.Subject(s): Costume design -- Dictionaries | Costume design -- History -- DictionariesDDC classification: Review: "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.
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This indispensable guide to fashion provides in more than 1200 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.The revised and expanded edition features fifty new entries and corrections and updates throughout. It is an essential sourcebook for designers, students, collectors, and enthusiasts.

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.

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