The Complete History Of Costume & Fashion: From Ancient Egypt To The Present Day

The Complete History Of Costume & Fashion: From Ancient Egypt To The Present Day

The Complete History of Costume & Fashion: From Ancient Egypt to the Present Day

From the first fashion style of the Egyptians to the emergence of "haute couture in the 20th century

From Publishers Weekly
Now a multibillion-dollar global obsession, fashion from clothes and jewelry to makeup and grooming has reflected both individual identity and cultural mores since the beginning of history, declares Bronwyn Cosgrave, an editor at British Vogue. The Complete History of Costume & Fashion: From Ancient Egypt to the Present Day is a well-written, lavishly illustrated resource that, the author maintains, corrects many of the errors found in previously published references. Fashion-magazine devotees will enjoy flipping through this beautiful, engaging book just as much as serious students of the subject will relish poring over it.
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