Worn on this day : the clothes that made history

Title
Worn on this day : the clothes that made history

Author
Chrisman-Campbell, Kimberly, author.

ISBN
9780762493579

Edition
1st ed.

Physical Description
xi, 324 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.

Subject Term
Fashion -- History.
 
Fashion -- Social aspects.
 
Clothing and dress -- History.

Summary
Beginning on January 1st and ending on December 31st, Chrisman-Campbell looks at garments worn on monumental occasions across centuries. She offers capsule fashion histories of everything from space suits to wedding gowns, Olympics uniforms, and armor. In every case there is a newsworthy narrative behind the garment, whether famous and glamorous or anonymous and humble. From celebrities to ordinary people caught up in extraordinary events, the stories create a revelatory mash-up of fashion and history.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Book391.009 CHR11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)Book391.009 CHR11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book391.009 CHR01Checked Out