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Modern fashion in detail /

by Wilcox, Claire [author]; Davis, Richard [photographer]; Mendes, Valerie D., #eauthor; Davis, Leonie [draughtsman].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1851770321.Subject(s): London -- Victoria and Albert Museum | Victoria and Albert Museum | Fancy work | Needlework | Embroidery | Clothing and dress | Fashion -- 20th century | Fashion -- History | Fashion | Fashion -- 20th century -- History | Fashion -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Costume -- History -- 20th century | Decoration and ornament -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Costume design | Great Britain
Contents:
Seams -- Gathers, tucks and pleats -- Collars, cuffs and pockets -- Buttons -- Bows -- Beads and sequins -- Applied decoration.
Summary: This volume explores the creative genius of couturiers, from Balenciaga and Balmain to Vivienne Westwood and Yuki through the details of their work. There are over 80 entries arranged in seven sections: seams; gathers; tucks and pleats; collars, cuffs and pockets; buttons; bows; beads and sequins and applied decoration. Each contains a close-up photograph, a line drawing and a commentary. -- Bookdepository
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction DE WIL 1991 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by Madhu Saraf 2014-2884
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Bibliography: pages 142-143.

Seams -- Gathers, tucks and pleats -- Collars, cuffs and pockets -- Buttons -- Bows -- Beads and sequins -- Applied decoration.

This volume explores the creative genius of couturiers, from Balenciaga and Balmain to Vivienne Westwood and Yuki through the details of their work. There are over 80 entries arranged in seven sections: seams; gathers; tucks and pleats; collars, cuffs and pockets; buttons; bows; beads and sequins and applied decoration. Each contains a close-up photograph, a line drawing and a commentary. -- Bookdepository

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