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Thames & Hudson
Costume and Fashion - A Concise History
by James Laver

Beautiful book, excellent second-hand condition.

Inspiring book for any student of design.


From the momentous invention of the needle some 40,000 years ago to the development of denim, from Neolithic weavers to the biggest names in the fashion industry today - here is a matchless guide to the landmarks of costume history, to the forms and materials used through the ages, as well as to the underlying motives of the fashion and the ways in which clothes have been used to protect, to express identity, and to attract or to influence others. This classic study by the unrivalled authority in the field has long been established as a key textbook for students of the art, costume and fashion. Please click here to ask a question
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