Fashion A History. From the 18th to the 20th Century XL

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Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Institute recognises 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 dating from the 18th century to the present day. Showcasing the Institute’s vast collection, Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through clothing trends from the 18th to the 20th century. Featuring impeccable photography of clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, it is a testimony to attire as “an essential manifestation of our very being” and to the Institute’s passion for fashion as a complex and intricate art form.
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Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Institute recognises 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 dating from the 18th century to the present day. Showcasing the Institute’s vast collection, Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through clothing trends from the 18th to the 20th century. Featuring impeccable photography of clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, it is a testimony to attire as “an essential manifestation of our very being” and to the Institute’s passion for fashion as a complex and intricate art form.
  • Author
    Kyoto Costume Institute
  • Publisher
    TASCHEN
  • Release
    December 2019
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    632 pages. 24 x 33.6 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    o/s due July 2020 and more 15/9/20sea
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    available