By Georgina O'Hara Callan
This advisor to type presents in additional than 1,200 entries distinct details at the lifestyles and paintings of each vital dressmaker from 1840 as much as the current day, together with not just couturiers but in addition shoe, hat and knitwear experts, gown designers, jewelers and hairdressers. It additionally covers the style media, photographers and illustrators, influential paintings events, type phrases, garment and accent types, technical methods, and each type of textile, in addition to personalities who've inspired style or promoted a mode. commonly illustrated in either color and black and white, foreign in scope and entirely brand new, it's a vital sourcebook for designers, scholars, creditors and lovers. Its complete cross-referencing and wide-ranging bibliography offer worthwhile additional info.
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