How To Read Fashion... A Crash Course in Styles, Designers, and Couture.
By Fiona Ffoulkes, Rizzoli New York, 2013
Styles are constantly changing and designers are forever recycling and reinventing.... making it hard to remember where the well-known classics come from. This book references styles of the past and explores the accessories that complete any outfit, including makeup, hair, jewelry, handbags, scarves and shoes. You'll find out which fashion house made the pantsuit acceptable evening wear and how Brigitte Bardot popularized the the bikini in Cannes. How To read Fashion uncovers the fashion secrets of the little black dress, the Birkin bag, the trench coat, and much more.
This handy guide helps you to better understand fashion as it covers major fashion trends, techniques and brands. It is a Must-Read for fashionistas or fashion novices and anyone who has an interest in style.