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V&A gallery of fashion / edited by Claire Wilcox and Jenny Lister.

Contributor(s): Wilcox, Claire | Lister, Jenny | Victoria and Albert Museum.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : V & A Publishing, 2013Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1851777520 (pbk.); 9781851777525 (pbk.).Other title: Victoria and Albert Museum gallery of fashion | V & A gallery of fashion.Subject(s): Victoria and Albert Museum | Fashion -- History | Fashion -- History -- Pictorial works | Costume -- History -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 391.009 Summary: Spanning four centuries, the V&A's Fashion Collection is the most comprehensive in the world, housing unrivalled collections of dress, accessories, shoes and hats from the seventeenth century to the present day. This concise volume perfectly encapsulates the collection, from rare eighteenth-century gowns and exquisite eighteenth-century bodices to 1930s evening wear, post-war couture and show-stopping ensembles by contemporary designers. Fashion designers represented include Charles Frederick Worth, Madeleine Vionnet, Cristobal Balenciaga, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, Mary Quant, Stephen Jones, Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen.
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Spanning four centuries, the V&A's Fashion Collection is the most comprehensive in the world, housing unrivalled collections of dress, accessories, shoes and hats from the seventeenth century to the present day.
This concise volume perfectly encapsulates the collection, from rare seventeenth-century gowns and exquisite eighteenth- century bodices to 1930s evening wear, post-war couture and show-stopping ensembles by contemporary designers. Fashion designers represented include Charles Frederick Worth, Madeleine Vionnet, Cristobal Balenciaga, Coco Chanel, Jean Miur, Mary Quant, Stephen Jones, Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 160).

Spanning four centuries, the V&A's Fashion Collection is the most comprehensive in the world, housing unrivalled collections of dress, accessories, shoes and hats from the seventeenth century to the present day. This concise volume perfectly encapsulates the collection, from rare eighteenth-century gowns and exquisite eighteenth-century bodices to 1930s evening wear, post-war couture and show-stopping ensembles by contemporary designers. Fashion designers represented include Charles Frederick Worth, Madeleine Vionnet, Cristobal Balenciaga, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, Mary Quant, Stephen Jones, Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen.

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