The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers


‘A fashion bible’ Vogue


ISBN: 9780500203996 Category:

Georgina O'Hara Callan, Cat Glover


Extensively illustrated and international in scope, this is an essential sourcebook for designers, students, collectors and enthusiasts.

It provides in more than 1,200 entries detailed information on the life and work of every important fashion designer from 1840 to the present day, including not only couturiers but also shoe, hat and knitwear specialists, costume designers, jewelers and hairdressers.

It covers the fashion media, photographers and illustrators, influential art movements, fashion terms, garment and accessory styles, technical processes and every kind of fabric, as well as personalities who have influenced fashion or promoted a style.

Additional information

Weight 630 g
Dimensions 15.1 x 21.1 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 13 August 2008
Number of pages 296
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 15.1 x 21.1 cm
Weight 630 g
Georgina O'Hara Callan is a brand strategist and the author of numerous books on fashion, including Encyclopaedia of Fashion and The Bride's Book.