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Worn on this day : the clothes that made history
Title:
Worn on this day : the clothes that made history
ISBN:
9780762493579
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Description:
xi, 324 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
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.
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