The History of Costume: From the Ancient Mesopotamians Through the Twentieth Century (2nd Edition)

The History of Costume: From the Ancient Mesopotamians Through the Twentieth Century (2nd Edition)

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  • ASIN: 0060471417

A History of Costume (Dover Fashion and Costumes)

A History of Costume (Dover Fashion and Costumes)

Egypt, Babylon, Greece up through 19th-century Europe; based on surviving pieces, art work, much more. Includes many clear, measured patterns for reproducing historic costumes. Full text. 595 illustrations. "Landmark in the field of Western European costume . . . exceptional value for its price." — American Artist.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0486210308
  • UPC: 800759210305

Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress

Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress

Survey of Historic Costume, 5th Edition, which now includes a free student Study Guide, presents a thorough overview of Western dress from the ancient world to the trends of today. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing. With visuals, illustrated tables, and in-depth discussions, readers come to recognize recurring themes and concepts and understand the role of dress from a diverse, global perspective. This book is perfect for students, instructors, fashion industry professionals, and anyone interested in historic costume, fashion, art, and design.

  • ASIN: 1563678063

What People Wore When: A Complete Illustrated History of Costume from Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century for Every Level of Society

What People Wore When: A Complete Illustrated History of Costume from Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century for Every Level of Society

What People Wore When combines the studies of two classic nineteenth-century illustrators Auguste Racinet and Friedrich Hottenroth for the first time. Their works are presented first by chronology and then by subject, so that illustrators, historians, and students alike can choose to follow the path of fashion through the centuries, or study in detail the contrasting styles of individual clothing and accessories. Silhouettes reveal the shape of style through the ages, detailed cross-references draw attention to recurring motifs, and navigation bars help the researcher to travel the complex chronology of costume.With authoritative narrative from leading experts in the history of costume, extraordinary contemporary quotes that reveal the impact of style in its day, detailed annotation, and an extensive glossary, the book provides a magnificent study of the rich vocabulary of style through the ages.

  • Brand: Melissa Leventon
  • ASIN: 0312383215

Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style

Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style

Tracing the evolution of fashion — from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today — Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is a stunningly illustrated guide to more than three thousand years of shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of clothing. Containing everything you need to know about changing fashion and style — from ancient Egyptian dress to Space Age Fashion and Grunge — and information on icons like Marie Antoinette, Clara Bow, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Alexander McQueen, Fashion catalogs the history of what people wear, revealing how Western fashion has been influenced by design from around the world and celebrating costume and haute couture. Fashion will captivate anyone interested in style — whether it's the fashion-mad teen in Tokyo, the wannabe designer in college, or the fashionista intrigued by the violent origins of the stiletto and the birth of bling.

  • Brand: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
  • ASIN: 0756698359
  • UPC: 690472098355

Racinet: The Costume History

Racinet: The Costume History

Togas, turbans, tailcoats, and top hats: The evolution of style from antiquity to 1888   Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted. Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail.TASCHEN’s complete reprint presents Racinet’s exquisitely precise and colored illustrations, as well as his delightful descriptions and often witty comments. Spanning everything from ancient Etruscan attire to French women’s couture, material is arranged according to Racinet’s orginal organization by culture and subject. As expansive in its reach as it is passionate in its research and attention to detail, The Complete Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.   About the Series:Bibliotheca Universalis — Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name...

  • Brand: Tetart Vittu Francoise
  • ASIN: 3836555409

Forum Novelties Men's Heroes In History Albert Einstein Costume Wig and Mustache, White, One Size

Forum Novelties Men's Heroes In History Albert Einstein Costume Wig and Mustache, White, One Size

From funny to frightening, Forum has it all. Forum Novelties has been providing quality costumes and accessories for decades, always striving to meet customer needs and exceed their expectations.

  • Color: White
  • Brand: Forum Novelties
  • ASIN: B0091K5FQ4
  • UPC: 721773547089

Costume: 1066 to the Present (Third Edition)

Costume: 1066 to the Present (Third Edition)

This expanded and updated edition of John Peacock’s unrivaled collection of drawings ranges over eleven centuries of English historical costume. More than a thousand illustrations, based on surviving garments and contemporary paintings and photographs, demonstrate the astonishing changes in men’s and women’s clothing over the centuries―from the simple tunics and gowns of the eleventh century to the petticoat breeches and ostrich-plumed hats of Charles II’s reign to the T-shirts and shorts of today. Clear and detailed drawings, plus notes that pinpoint specific features such as fabric, decoration, accessories and cut, make each costume immediately comprehensible. Completely up to date, and with a new chart showing the main changes in fashion through the centuries, this is an essential reference for students of theatrical design and fashion, drama groups and anyone interested in the history of costume. Over 1100 illustrations

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0500286027

Survey of Historic Costume

Survey of Historic Costume

Survey of Historic Costume, 6th Edition, is the best-selling introduction to Western dress from the ancient world through the twenty-first century. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing. With visuals, illustrated tables, and in-depth discussions, readers come to recognize recurring themes and concepts and understand the role of dress from a diverse, global perspective. The new edition features more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations, a new feature that examines global dress, and a fully updated chapter on the twenty-first century. New Student Resources~ Survey of Historic Costume STUDIO features digital study tools such as visual flashcards, self-quizzes, videos, and assignments and activities and includes a free Student Study Guide eBook to help students master concepts and improve grades.New to this Edition~ Chapter Timelines present an overview and images of historic events in each chapter focusing on fashion and textiles, politics and conflicts, decorative and fine arts, economics and trade, technology, and religion~ New Global Connections boxed highlights dress and textiles from around the world including China, India, Japan, Latin America, Africa and more~ New Chapter 20 covering twenty-...

  • ASIN: 1628921676

Forum Novelties Men's Heroes In History Instant Disguise Kit William Shakespeare, Multi, One Size

Forum Novelties Men's Heroes In History Instant Disguise Kit William Shakespeare, Multi, One Size

Whether you're looking for wigs, accessories, or complete costumes, forum novelties has the right costume look for you From funny to frightening, forum has it all. Forum novelties has been providing quality costumes and accessories for decades, always striving to meet customer needs and exceed their expectations.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Forum Novelties
  • ASIN: B00BFWAW9G
  • UPC: 721773707643
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