Survey of Historic Costume

Survey of Historic Costume
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Author: Phyllis G. Tortora,Keith Eubank
Pages: 680
ISBN: 9781563678066
Release: 2010
Editor: A&C Black

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In the Preface of the 5th Edition of Survey of Historic Costume, Tortora and Eubank conclude with the following: "In the history of dress at the beginning of the 21st century, costume might be compared to a constantly moving river. This river divides into many narrower channels that separate, cross, come together, and separate again, and yet that river continually moves on." Building on the previous editions, the authors update their analysis of Western dress to 2008. Survey of Historic Costume has, from its beginnings, taken seriously the need to accompany the text with appropriate illustrations and the major change in the 5th Edition is the move to full color throughout the book to enrich the text and the concepts. Perfect for anyone interested in historic costume, fashion, textiles, drama, and design, this beautifully illustrated book is full of interesting facts and commentary.New to this Edition:-- Over 500 four-color photographs and illustrations-- Updated text to 2008-- Additional influences from one period or civilization to another, including influences from other cultures-- Index - updated and organized to be utilized as glossary with terms defined and page numbers printed in boldface-- Instructor's Guide provides sources for visuals, websites, teaching strategies and evaluation techniques-- PowerPoint® Presentation contains interactive visual presentation with links to Internet

Survey of Historic Costume

Survey of Historic Costume
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Author: Phyllis G. Tortora,Keith Eubank
Pages: 680
ISBN: 9781563678066
Release: 2009-06-08
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In the Preface of the 5th Edition of Survey of Historic Costume, Tortora and Eubank conclude with the following: "In the history of dress at the beginning of the 21st century, costume might be compared to a constantly moving river. This river divides into many narrower channels that separate, cross, come together, and separate again, and yet that river continually moves on." Building on the previous editions, the authors update their analysis of Western dress to 2008. Survey of Historic Costume has, from its beginnings, taken seriously the need to accompany the text with appropriate illustrations and the major change in the 5th Edition is the move to full color throughout the book to enrich the text and the concepts. Perfect for anyone interested in historic costume, fashion, textiles, drama, and design, this beautifully illustrated book is full of interesting facts and commentary.New to this Edition:-- Over 500 four-color photographs and illustrations-- Updated text to 2008-- Additional influences from one period or civilization to another, including influences from other cultures-- Index - updated and organized to be utilized as glossary with terms defined and page numbers printed in boldface-- Instructor's Guide provides sources for visuals, websites, teaching strategies and evaluation techniques-- PowerPoint® Presentation contains interactive visual presentation with links to Internet

Survey of Historic Costume

Survey of Historic Costume
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Author: Phyllis G. Tortora,Sara B Marcketti
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1501337408
Release: 2020-12
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Your best guide to the last 5,000 years of Western dress.

Survey of Historic Costume Study Guide

Survey of Historic Costume Study Guide
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Author: Phyllis G. Tortora,Keith Eubank
Pages: 230
ISBN: 9781609012212
Release: 2009-06-15
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Fairchild's Survey of Historic Costume Study Guide is designed to guide students through each chapter of Survey of Historic Costume 5th edition (ISBN: 9781563678066) and help them identify and synthesize core information. With its emphasis on the text and flexibility to be adapted to different course structures and methods, this resource is a valuable tool for instructors as well as students. For every chapter, the Study Guide includes concise Historical Snapshots to situate students in time; At a Glance; tables summarizing of key information about dress from the time period covered by each chapter; space to take notes about major content and themes; questions to help students identify this information in the text; activities in which students must sketch or describe key styles; and further review questions. The Study Guide also provides students with a complete glossary of key terms used throughout the text.

Folk and Festival Costume

Folk and Festival Costume
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Author: R. Turner Wilcox
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780486478715
Release: 2011
Editor: Courier Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A treasury of ethnic dress, this book ranges from the Amish of Pennsylvania to the Zulu of South Africa. Alphabetical entries cover more than 150 countries and regions, each represented by six or more illustrations. Six hundred drawings include images of men, women, and children. Captions describe the costumes and their associated traditions.

Historic Costumes and How to Make Them

Historic Costumes and How to Make Them
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Author: Mary Fernald,Eileen Shenton
Pages: 159
ISBN: 9780486449067
Release: 2006
Editor: Courier Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Practical, informative guidebook shows how to create everything from short tunics worn by Saxon men in the fifth century to a lady's bustle dress of the late 1800s. 81 illustrations.

Dress Fashion and Technology

Dress  Fashion and Technology
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Author: Phyllis G. Tortora
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9780857851932
Release: 2015-02-26
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Technology has been an essential factor in the production of dress and the cultures of fashion throughout human history. Structured chronologically from prehistory to the present day, this is the first broad study of the complex relationship between dress and technology. Over the course of human history, dress-making and fashion technology has changed beyond recognition: from needles and human hands in the ancient world to complex 20th-century textile production machines, it has now come to include the technologies that influence dress styles and the fashion industry, while fashion itself may drive aspects of technology. In the last century, new technologies such as the electronic media and high-tech manufacturing have helped not just to produce but to define fashion: the creation of automobiles prompted a decline in long skirts for women while the beginnings of space travel caused people to radically rethink the function of dress. In many ways, technology has itself created avant garde and contemporary fashions. Through an impressive range of international case studies, the book challenges the perception that fashion is unique to western dress and outlines the many ways in which dress and technology intersect. Dress, Fashion and Technology is ideal reading for students and scholars of fashion studies, textile history, anthropology and cultural studies.

The Mode in Footwear

The Mode in Footwear
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Author: R. Turner Wilcox
Pages: 190
ISBN: 9780486467610
Release: 1948
Editor: Courier Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

What shoes were the height of fashion in Paris at the turn of the century? What did Tutankhamen's burial sandals look like? The answers lie in this illustrated compendium covering centuries of footwear, from Egyptian sandals, to Chinese silk wedges used for binding feet, to American saddle oxfords. The definitive work on the subject. "A shoe lover's feast." — Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Costuming Cosplay

Costuming Cosplay
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Author: Therèsa M. Winge
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9781350035928
Release: 2018-11-01
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Cosplay, short for "costume play", has grown from its origins at fan conventions into a billion-dollar global dress phenomenon. Costuming Cosplay takes us from elaborately crafted DIY costumes to online fandoms, examining how the practice of portraying fictional characters from popular culture through dress and performance has become a creative means of expressing and playing with different identities. With an approach that ranges from admiration and role-play to gender performance, this is the first book to fully examine the subculture and costume of the Cosplay phenomenon. Drawing on extensive first-hand research at conventions across North America and Asia, Therèsa M. Winge invites us to explore how Cosplay functions as a meritocracy of creativity, escapism, and disguise, and offers a creative realm in which fantasy and new forms of socializing carry as much importance as costume. Illustrated with color photographs of both celebrity and amateur Cosplayers, Costuming Cosplay is essential reading for students and scholars of fashion and costume, popular culture, anthropology, gender, and media studies, as well as global players and fans of Cosplay.

How to Read a Suit

How to Read a Suit
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Author: Lydia Edwards
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9781350071186
Release: 2020-02-06
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Fashion is ever-changing, and while some styles mark a dramatic departure from the past, many exhibit subtle differences from year to year that are not always easily identifiable. With overviews of each key period and detailed illustrations for each new style, How to Read a Suit is an authoritative visual guide to the under-explored area of men's fashion across four centuries. Each entry includes annotated color images of historical garments, outlining important features and highlighting how styles have developed over time, whether in shape, fabric choice, trimming, or undergarments. Readers will learn how garments were constructed and where their inspiration stemmed from at key points in history – as well as how menswear has varied in type, cut, detailing and popularity according to the occasion and the class, age and social status of the wearer. This lavishly illustrated book is the ideal tool for anyone who has ever wanted to know their Chesterfield from their Ulster coat. Equipping the reader with all the information they need to 'read' menswear, this is the ultimate guide for students, researchers, and anyone interested in historical fashion.

The Mode in Costume

The Mode in Costume
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Author: R. Turner Wilcox
Pages: 477
ISBN: 9780486468204
Release: 2008-11
Editor: Courier Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The pursuit of style has prompted centuries of dramatic change in fashion. From the togas of ancient Rome to the gorgeous gowns of Dior, this lavishly illustrated, thoroughly researched treasury examines men's, women's, and children's clothing — plus accessories — from 3000 B.C. to 1958. An essential handbook.

Back in Fashion

Back in Fashion
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Author: Giorgio Riello
Pages: 289
ISBN: 9780300218848
Release: 2020-04-07
Editor: Yale University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This engaging analysis of Western fashion explores the influence of fashion, taste, and style on people's actions and beliefs since the Middle Ages.

The Mode in Hats and Headdress

The Mode in Hats and Headdress
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Author: R. Turner Wilcox
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780486318301
Release: 2013-09-26
Editor: Courier Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This stunningly comprehensive survey of hats and headgear from ancient Egypt to mid-20th century illustrates an astonishing range of styles — plumed turbans to modern homburgs, plus images of hairstyles, jewelry, and cosmetics.

The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Fashion

The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Fashion
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Author: Sandra Keiser,Phyllis G. Tortora
Pages: 488
ISBN: 1501366696
Release: 2021-09-09
Editor: Fairchild Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This seminal text demystifies the terminology of working in the fashion industry today, providing definitions of processes, techniques, features, and even some historical terms that you need to know. The dictionary now includes coverage of sustainability, smart materials, new technologies and processes. This book has been reorganized in a purely alphabetical order for easy reference. Lavishly illustrated with over 800 illustrations capturing the styles and details of fashion, this reference work is a must have for students, designers, fashion merchandisers, historians, and fashion enthusiasts.

The Dangers of Fashion

The Dangers of Fashion
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Author: Sara B. Marcketti,Elena E. Karpova
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781350052031
Release: 2020-05-14
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From sweatshops to fur farming, from polluting chemicals to painful garments, the fashion industry is associated with activities which have had devastating effects on workers, consumers, and the natural world. This ground-breaking volume provides a framework for examining the ethical, social, and environmental dangers that arise as fashion products are designed, manufactured, distributed, and sold within retail outlets, before being consumed and disposed of. Encompassing the cultural, psychological, and physiological aspects of fashion, it offers a comprehensive exploration of the hazards of a global industry. Drawing together an international team of leading textile and apparel experts, The Dangers of Fashion presents original perspectives on a wide range of topics from piracy and counterfeiting to human trafficking; from the effects of globalization on local industry to the peer pressure that governs contemporary ideals of beauty. Rooted in research into industry and consumer practices, it discusses innovative solutions-both potential and existing-to fashion's dangers and moral dilemmas from the viewpoint of individuals, companies, societies, and the global community.

Survey of historic costume

Survey of historic costume
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Author: Phyllis G. Tortora
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:1152934032
Release: 2005
Editor: Unknown

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Dress History

Dress History
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Author: Charlotte Nicklas,Annebella Pollen
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781474240529
Release: 2015-10-22
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The field of dress history has experienced exponential growth over the past two decades. This in-depth investigation examines the expanding borders and porous boundaries of the discipline today, outlining key debates and showcasing the most exciting research. With international case studies from a wide range of scholars, the volume encompasses work from a variety of historical periods from the late 18th century to the present day. Contributors examine, critique and expand the methodologies and sources used in fashion history, analyse how dress is collected, displayed and sold, and investigate clothing's meanings and uses in the practice of identity. Exploring overlooked territories and new approaches to analysis, the book offers students and scholars a fresh appraisal of dress history in the 21st century.

The Dress Detective

The Dress Detective
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Author: Ingrid Mida,Alexandra Kim
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781472580535
Release: 2015-11-19
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Dress Detective is the first practical guide to analyzing fashion objects, clearly demonstrating how their close analysis can enhance and enrich interdisciplinary research. This accessible book provides readers with the tools to uncover the hidden stories in garments, setting out a carefully developed research methodology specific to dress, and providing easy-to-use checklists that guide the reader through the process. Beautifully illustrated, the book contains seven case studies of fashionable Western garments – ranging from an 1820s coat to a 2004 Kenzo jacket – that articulate the methodological framework for the process, illustrate the use of the checklists, and show how evidence from the garment itself can be used to corroborate theories of dress or fashion. This book outlines a skillset that has, until now, typically been passed on informally. Written in plain language, it will give any budding fashion historian, curator, or researcher the knowledge and confidence to analyze the material in front of them effectively.

Children s Costume

Children s Costume
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Author: John Peacock
Pages: 159
ISBN: 0500514887
Release: 2009
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A comprehensive and detailed survey of Western children's historical clothing features hundreds of categorically organized, specially drawn illustrations that reflect a broad range of periods and include descriptions of fabrics, trimmings, and accessories.

House of Fashion

House of Fashion
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Author: Jess Berry
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9781474283410
Release: 2018-07-12
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Since Charles Fredrick Worth established his luxurious Maison de Couture in 1858, the interior has played a crucial role in the display of fashion. House of Fashion provides a full historical account of the interplay between fashion and the modern interior, demonstrating how they continue to function as a site for performing modern, gendered identities for designers and their clientele alike. In doing so, it traces how designers including Poiret, Vionnet, Schiaparelli and Dior used commercial spaces and domestic interiors to enhance their credentials as connoisseurs of taste and style. Taking us from the early years of haute couture to the luxury fashion of the present day, Berry explores how the salon, the atelier and the boutique have allowed fashion to move beyond the aesthetics of dress, to embrace the visual seduction of the theatrical, artistic, and the exotic. From the Art Deco allure of Coco Chanel's Maison to the luminous spaces of contemporary flagship stores, House of Fashion sets out fashion's links with key figures in architecture and design, including Louis Süe, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Eileen Gray, and Jean-Michel Frank. Drawing on photographs, advertisements, paintings and illustrations, this interdisciplinary study examines how fashionable interiors have shaped our understanding of architecture, dress, and elegance.