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20th-Century Fashion in Detail


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Introduction * List of Designers * 1. Seams * 2. Gathers, Tucks and Pleats * 3. Collars, Cuffs and Pockets * 4. Fastenings * 5. Bows * 6. Beads and Sequins * 7. Applied Decoration

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A unique insight into high-end 20th-century fashion explored through sumptuous detail photography of some of the most luxurious garments in the V&A's collections, alongside precise line drawings and an authoritative text.

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Claire Wilcox is Senior Curator, Department of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion at the V&A and Professor in Fashion Curation, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Valerie D. Mendes, formerly Head of Fashion and Textiles at the V&A, is a freelance fashion and textiles historian.

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