Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion

Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion

Book - 1988
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Baker & Taylor
Defines terms related to costume styles, the components of clothing, fabrics, and sewing techniques

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A major revision of the 1975 work. Some 15,000 definitions are arranged alphabetically. The book also features 500 b&w sketches (most by the author) and 16 color pages containing illustrations that are cross-referenced into the text. The appendix comprises biographical sketches of some 150 international designers plus photos of their fashion creations. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Fairchild Publications, c1988
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780870056352
Branch Call Number: R 391.003 CAL
Characteristics: 749 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Fairchild Publications
Alternative Title: Dictionary of fashion


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