Fashion. A History from the 18th to the 20th Century – [Fara autor]

Fashion. A History from the 18th to the 20th Century – [Fara autor]

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Clothes define people. A person’s attire whether it’s a sari kimono or business suit is an essential code to his or her culture class personality even their faith. Founded in 1978 the Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothes from sociological historical and artistic perspectives. Now holder of one of the world’s most extensive clothing collections the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments underwear shoes and fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day. Showcasing the Institute’s vast collection Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through the last three centuries of clothing trends. Featuring impeccable photography of clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins it is a testimony to clothing as an essential manifestation of our very being and to the Instiute’s passion for fashion as a complex and intricate artform. The book’s authors include some of the smartest minds and sharpest eyes in fashion studies: Akiko Fukai (Chief Curator of T he Kyoto Costume Institute) Tamami Suoh (Curator of The Kyoto Costume Institute) Miki Iwagami (Lecturer of fashion history at Sugino Fashion College (Tokyo) Reiko Koga (Professor of fashion history at Bunka Women’s University) and Rie Nii (Associate Curator of The Kyoto Costume Institute).