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FREE PDF ↠ BOOK Fashioning Fashion Þ JOIN OR CREATE BOOK CLUBS ´ [Reading] ➻ Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915 By Join or create book clubs – Dcmdirect.co.uk Luxurious textiles exacting tailoring and lush trimmings abound in this glorious volume that celebrates the evolutiLuxurious textiles exacting tailoring and lush trimmings abound in this glorious volume that celebrates the evolution of European dress through two centuriesFashion is in the details The textiles tailoring and trimmings all work together in the creation of the finest pieces Drawing on the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s internationally known fashion collection this gorgeous book tells the story―in words and beautiful pictures―of fashion’s aesthetic and technical development from the Age of Enlightenment to World War I a period when fashionable dress underwent sweeping changes Many remarkable examples of men’s women’s and children’s garments are featured here for the first time including an extraordinarily rare 1790s man’s vest designed to promote sympathy with the French Revolution; a stunning 1845 black satin gown from the royal court of Portugal heavily embroidered with gold; and an 1891 evening mantle with silk embroidery glass beads and ostrich feathers designed by French couturier Émile Pingat An invaluable resource for anyone interested in the evolution of fashion this generously illustrated book provides a rich visual history of the changes that occurred in fashionable dress spanning a period ofthan two hundred years An absolutely stunning bookI bought this whilst I was studying costume design at university and was one of the books which I turned to again and again for reference the slipcover has become very worn from how often it was shoved into bags to be taken with me Covering both men's and women's clothing in great detail it is a wonderful showcase of historical dress and one which I highly recommend for any student of fashion or costume history or simply anyone with an interest

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Luxurious textiles exacting tailoring and lush trimmings abound in this glorious volume that celebrates the evolution of European dress through two centuriesFashion is in the details The textiles tailoring and trimmings all work together in the creation of the finest pieces Drawing on the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s internationally known fashion collection this gorgeous book tells the story―in words and beautiful pictures―of fashion’s aesthetic and technical development from the Age of Enlightenment to World War I a period when fashionable dress underwent sweeping changes Many remarkable examples of men’s women’s and children’s garments are featured here for the first time including an extraordinarily rare 1790s man’s vest designed to promote sympathy with the French Revolution; a stunning 1845 black satin gown from the royal court of Portugal heavily embroidered with gold; and an 1891 evening mantle with silk embroidery glass beads and ostrich feathers designed by French couturier Émile Pingat An invaluable resource for anyone interested in the evolution of fashion this generously illustrated book provides a rich visual history of the changes that occurred in fashionable dress spanning a period ofthan two hundred years The images in this book are so well done — it's the sort of book where a picture really is worth a thousand words My husband and I make 18th century reproduction clothing so we're always getting books of original clothing for reference That being said this is not the sort of book that gives tons of information about a garment nor are there any patterns but we didn't expect there to be It's a beautiful overview of some very well made extraordinary garments Since it covers just over two centuries there aren't a lot of garments from any one decade but again as a reference and inspiration source this book throughly does it's job There are full body and detailed images of each garment and you couldn't ask for nicer images

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Fashioning Fashion European Dress in Detail 1700 1915Luxurious textiles exacting tailoring and lush trimmings abound in this glorious volume that celebrates the evolution of European dress through two centuriesFashion is in the details The textiles tailoring and trimmings all work together in the creation of the finest pieces Drawing on the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s internationally known fashion collection this gorgeous book tells the story―in words and beautiful pictures―of fashion’s aesthetic and technical development from the Age of Enlightenment to World War I a period when fashionable dress underwent sweeping changes Many remarkable examples of men’s women’s and children’s garments are featured here for the first time including an extraordinarily rare 1790s man’s vest designed to promote sympathy with the French Revolution; a stunning 1845 black satin gown from the royal court of Portugal heavily embroidered with gold; and an 1891 evening mantle with silk embroidery glass beads and ostrich feathers designed by French couturier Émile Pingat An invaluable resource for anyone interested in the evolution of fashion this generously illustrated book provides a rich visual history of the changes that occurred in fashionable dress spanning a period ofthan two hundred years I haven't really sat down and read it for that reason I have been treating it as a sort of picture book so far Most items are about one page per item and sometimes parts of those items are blown up to exuisite detailBut I found myself going back to the whole picture and bringing the nicely heavy book closer to my face to better see other parts that interested me Like the beading in the cloak that's on the front coverThat's okay in small doses but my back started aching after about 20 minutes of that Maybe professional or historical clothing people will be using magnifiers and full page magnifiers instead