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Fashion. A History from the 18th to the 20th Century : Bibliotheca Universalis - Kyoto Costume Institute

Fashion. A History from the 18th to the 20th Century

Bibliotheca Universalis

Hardcover Published: 20th November 2015
ISBN: 9783836557191
Number Of Pages: 648

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Clothes define people. A person s attire, whether it s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, class, personality, even faith. Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Instituterecognizes the importance of understanding clothes from sociological, historical, and artistic perspectives. With one of the world s most extensive clothing collections, the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments, underwear, shoes, and Fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day.

Clothes define people. A person s attire, whether it s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, class, personality, even faith. Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Instituterecognizes the importance of understanding clothes from sociological, historical, and artistic perspectives. With one of the world s most extensive clothing collections, the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments, underwear, shoes, and Fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day.

Showcasing the Institute's vast collection

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"...this book reveals fashion's absorbing history of revolution and evolution."
"...a visual feast. Full colour photographs of the collection make for beautiful browsing and notes on each piece are an excellent reference points. Why buy? A visual delight and inspirational sourcebook."

The Best Fashion Book I have ever read.

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Fashion History from The Kyoto Costume Institute shares this exciting collection in all its details. Its a valuable resource for anyone who loves or designs clothes as works of art or practical objects. I use it frequently.

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This is a great book! Loved it!

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I loved this book for looking at some of the 18th and 19th century fashions. Well worth the read for all fashion lovers.

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Best fashion book of an amazing fashion collection

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A must-have reference book for historical costumes

Melbourne, Australia

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ISBN: 9783836557191
ISBN-10: 3836557193
Series: Bibliotheca Universalis
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 648
Published: 20th November 2015
Publisher: TASCHEN AMER LLC
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 20.07 x 14.48  x 4.32
Weight (kg): 1.27

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