Fashion: The Whole Story


‘A serious yet readable history that takes the reader from the togas and tunics of early civilizations to the age of ASOS’ Telegraph


ISBN: 9780500296011 Category:


This ambitious and fascinating book traces the history of fashion in every part of the world, from Greco-Roman woven-cloth clothing and the silk court dress of the Chinese Tang dynasty to contemporary sportswear designers and Japanese street culture. Organized chronologically, the book traces the evolution of fashion period by period and trend by trend, while detailed timelines provide historical and cultural context. Fashion: The Whole Story is indispensable for everyone who loves the line of a superb suit or knows the joy of wearing a great pair of shoes.

Additional information

Weight 1784 g
Dimensions 18.6 x 25.1 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 October 2020
Number of pages 576
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Edited by Marnie Fogg, Foreword by Valerie Steele
Dimensions 18.6 x 25.1 cm
Weight 1784 g


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Marnie Fogg is a fashion expert and media consultant, and the bestselling author of The Fashion Swatch Book and Why You Can Go Out Dressed Like That. Valerie Steele is director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.