Publication Date: 03/08/2023 ISBN: 9780241655771 Category:


DK, Caryn Franklin

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Publication Date: 03/08/2023 ISBN: 9780241655771 Category:




The ultimate introduction to art and culture presents 3,000 years of fashion in one gorgeous coffee table book.

This is the definitive visual guide to everything ever worn. Fashion: The Definitive Visual Guide brings you a grand gallery of more than 3,000 years of fashion history.

From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, what we wear defines who we are. Discover all you need to know about the evolution of costume and dress from different eras in this all-encompassing guide to fashion.

Explore the pages of this curated coffee table book, which offers:

– Over 1,500 costumes from around the world.
– ‘Closer Look’ sections provide a detailed analysis of fashion past and present.
– Picture-packed galleries that explore how social media and fast fashion have impacted diversity and beauty ideals.

The 6 core chapters are structured chronologically,so there’s something for everyone to explore, learn and love. Starting with Medieval Romance and Trade 600-1449, right the way up until 1890 and onwards with The Designer Decades.

Now fully revised and updated, this stylish book about fashion includes recent subjects of interest, including ethical fashion, diversity in fashion and shaping the body. The illustrated glossary of technical terms and an informative index help make this page-turning fashion book an indispensable work of reference for anyone with an interest in fashion who wants to gain a broader knowledge of the subject, making Fashion a must-have for your book-shelf.

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery.

So why stop there?

The beautiful full-colour illustrations in DK’s Definitive Visual Guide series allow you to experience the power of topics like art, design, photography and fashion and take a guided tour of the world’s most influential designers and artists. Look out for more titles in The Definitive Visual Guide series from DK.

The DK Definitive Visual Guide series is full of inspiration, making them the ideal coffee table books.

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