Fashion: 150 Years of Couturiers, Designers, Labels

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Fashion?that means glamour, creativity, and always the expression of a certain attitude toward life. This book is devoted to the legendary world of fashion, from its origins in the nineteenth century until our own time. Which social, historical, and cultural developments coalesced to allow fashion to become what it is today? Which designers had especially significant impact on their fashion eras, and what did their creations look like? Informative chapters that introduce each era coupled with extensive portraits of the groundbreaking fashion icons and countless expressive photographs work together to form a comprehensive portrayal of the rapid development that took fashion from the liberation of women from the corset all the way to the creations of modern designers.


Additional Information


Hardcover: 512 pages
Publisher: H.F.Ullmann Publishing Gmbh (August 15, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9783848001217
ISBN-13: 978-3848001217
ASIN: 3848001217
Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 10.3 x 2.3 inches


Charlotte Seeling was born in 1941 and trained as a journalist. Her career path led her to management positions such as chief editor of Cosmopolitan, Vogue, and the French Marie Claire. Charlotte Seeling lives in Mieming, Austria, writing books and working as a consultant in the areas of lifestyle and fashion. With Fashion, she has drawn on her years of experience and unique know-how to produce what has become a standard work for the realm of fashion.

2 reviews for Fashion: 150 Years of Couturiers, Designers, Labels

  1. 5 out of 5


    WOW! This is the bible for every fashion enthusiast, professionals in the industry, fashion lovers and really an encyclopedia of 150 years of couturiers, designers and labels. The vase amount of information provided by Charlotte Seeling is quite overwhelming and it’s gratifying to know that this book encompasses all that and more. It is a signature piece in any office space or home library. Learning through the profiles, the history and the images make this book an FW Fave.

  2. 5 out of 5


    encyclopedic, heavily illustrated history of fashion from 1860s to the present

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