Fashion History from the 18th to the 20th CenturyHardcover, 9.4 x 13.2 in., 8.29 lb, 632 pages80Availability: In Stock
Fashion History from the 18th to the 20th Century80
The ultimate compendium of clothing from the 18th to the 20th century
Showcasing the Institute’s vast collection, Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through clothing trends from the 18th to the 20th century. Featuring impeccable photography of clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, it is a testimony to attire as “an essential manifestation of our very being” and to the Institute’s passion for fashion as a complex and intricate art form.
The authors include some of the smartest minds and sharpest eyes in fashion studies: Akiko Fukai (Director and Curator Emeritus of the Kyoto Costume Institute), Tamami Suoh (Curator of The Kyoto Costume Institute), Miki Iwagami (Lecturer of fashion history at Bunka Gakuen University, Tokyo), Reiko Koga (former professor of fashion history at Bunka Gakuen University, Tokyo), and Rie Nii (Curator of The Kyoto Costume Institute).
The Kyoto Costume Institute (KCI) collects and preserves outstanding examples of fashion through the centuries. It is one of the leading centers of fashion research, sharing its findings in both exhibitions and publications.
Fashion History from the 18th to the 20th CenturyHardcover, 24 x 33.6 cm, 3.76 kg, 632 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-7789-2Edition: Spanish
ISBN 978-3-8365-7790-8Edition: French
ISBN 978-3-8365-7791-5Edition: English