all ebooks in category: Fashion History

«Dreaming of Dior: Every Dress Tells a Story» by Charlotte Smith
English | ISBN: 9781439187579 | EPUB | 4.0 MB

Charlotte Smith had already had more than her fair share of fabulous dresses and adventures. She lived life to the fullest in London, Paris and …

The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America
2011 | ISBN: 0807834874, 1469619016 | English | 304 pages | PDF | 6 MB

In eighteenth-century America, fashion served as a site of contests over various forms of gendered power. Here, Kate Haulman explores how and why fashion–both as …

«Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet» by Ada Calhoun,Tim Gunn
English | ISBN: 9781451643879 | EPUB | 11.5 MB

In the beginning there was the fig leaf… and the toga. Crinolines and ruffs. Chain mailand corsets. What do these antiquated items have to do …

Thinking Through Fashion: A Guide to Key Theorists (Dress Cultures)
English | October 23rd, 2015 | ISBN: 178076734X, 1780767331 | 320 pages | EPUB | 3.46 MB

Learning how to think through fashion is both exciting and challenging, being dependent on one's ability to critically engage with an array of theories and …

Bold, Beautiful and Damned: The World of 1980s Fashion Illustrator Tony Viramontes
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1780673078 | 192 pages | PDF | 43 MB

When Tony Viramontes' work appeared in the late 1970s, his hard and direct style of drawing was a marked contrast to the prevailing soft-pastel school …

80 Godey's Full-Color Fashion Plates, 1838-1880
English | January 21, 1998 | ISBN: 0486402223 | 96 pages | EPUB | 31 Mb

Superb illustrations from a rare source provide authentic views of evolving Victorian fashions — from high necklines, elongated bodices, and fitted bonnets to extravagant bustles. …

Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0822345854, 0822346036 | 408 pages | PDF | 4,5 MB

Slaves to Fashion is a pioneering cultural history of the black dandy, from his emergence in Enlightenment England to his contemporary incarnations in the cosmopolitan …

Fashioning Professionals : Identity and Representation at Work in the Creative Industries
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1350129275 | 225 Pages | PDF | 6.95 MB

From artist to curator, couturier to fashion blogger, 'creative' professional identities can be viewed as social practices, enacted, performed and negotiated through the media, the …

The Hidden History of American Fashion : Rediscovering 20th-century Women Designers
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1350000469 | 270 Pages | PDF | 6.15 MB

This book is the first in-depth exploration of the revolutionary designers who defined American fashion in its emerging years and helped build an industry with …