|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $30.00|
| Book Description: |
"Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil, nor spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like ones of these," Matthew 6:28-29. Bloom! is a celebration of flowers in fashion. A splendid array of flowers has always dwelled in the wardrobe, confirming that human striving for magnificence is only the simulation of nature's abundant beauty. To propose flowers in costume is, of course, to document only one of the countless floral...