By Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington
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This re-creation of The Dictionary of favor History additional updates the landmark paintings of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard. that includes over 60 new and revised entries on diversified subject matters corresponding to the Onesie, Brothel Creepers and the Birkin Bag, this variation is much more complete and brings this dress historian's bible absolutely brand new.
With many extra photos to accompany the textual content and illustrate key models – together with cartoons, prints and extravagant colour pictures of surviving clothing – this model of the dictionary brings impressive and weird clothing to lifestyles for researchers, scholars, dress designers and everybody drawn to the topic.
Clear, concise, and meticulous intimately, this crucial reference paintings solutions numerous questions in terms of the historical past of costume and adornment and should remain the definitive advisor for a few years to come.
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