The Ceaseless Century
Three Hundred Years of Eighteenth-Century Costume
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $65.00|
| Book Description: |
The shapes and silhouettes, the corseted waists and deep d#65533;colletage, the incredibly wide and flat skirts--in a word, the majesty--of eighteenth-century style have provided lasting inspiration for fashion even to the present. Consider, for example, the images on the cover of this book. On the front a Gianni Versace evening ensemble with denim blouse of 1992 is juxtaposed with a mantua and petticoat of 1690-95. The back cover shows a 1998 natural vintage recycled linen...