Styles come and go, but fashion has an enduring appeal, a history, and everyday practical relevance for millions. The author casts a quizzical eye over fashions oddities, revealing the histories of such garments as the Adelaide boot, the origins of technical terms and a host of entertaining quotes and aphorisms from the field's colourful names.
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Styles come and go, but fashion has an enduring appeal, a rich history, and everyday practical relevance for millions. Launched to coincide with London Fashion Week 2014, this beautifully-packaged book offers a host of new perspectives on a classic subject. Professional fashion expert Amber Jane Butchart casts a quizzical eye over fashions oddities, revealing the histories of such garments as the Adelaide boot, the origins of many technical terms and a host of entertaining quotes and aphorisms from the fields most colourful names. New line illustrations from Penelope Beech complete the book, making it a feast for the eyes as well as a treat for the stylish soul.