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Fashion, the Twentieth Century 
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400 pages 
Universe Books 
Published 1999 
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"Fashion: The 20th Century is a visual sourcebook that retraces the history of women's and men's fashion and celebrates in photos the leading designers from all around the world and the clothing they created."--BOOK JACKET.  
Book Description 
A fashion statement itself about the period it covers, Fashion: The 20th Century profiles and celebrates in photos all of the preeminent fashion designers and the clothing they have created, from the rise of Chanel in the 1920's to Christian Dior's postwar "New Look," to the age of Versace and his fin de siTcle contemporaries. In addition, this illuminating volume traces fashion's other driving forces-- the key figures, corporations, stores, newspapers, and fashion magazines and their influences.  
A comprehensive, visual sourcebook for anyone interested in fashion, this chic paperback book is a compact and stylish addition any coffee table or bookshelf.  
Frantois Baudot is one of France's leading writers on fashion and style. The author of several books on fashion, including Chanel and Alaïa in the Universe of Fashion series. Baudot is also a regular contributor to Elle and Elle DTcoration.  
Featured designers include Chanel, Nina Ricci, Charles James, GrTs, Pierre Cardin, Armani, Gucci, Prada, and many more.
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