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Fashion from Victoria to the New Millennium, CourseSmart eText

By Daniel Delis Hill

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Nov 9, 2012


For courses in Fashion Design, Fashion/Costume History, Fashion Sketching/Illustration, and Theater Costuming.


This study of EuroAmerican fashion and style features a detailed, thoroughly illustrated chronology of women’s, men’s, and children’s dress since 1800. Each chapter covers in detail virtually all categories of attire including day attire, evening dress, outerwear, sportswear and swimwear, undergarments, sleepwear, accessories, footwear, hats, hairstyles and grooming, and more. Over 800 illustrations, including more than 100 in full color, visually document the past 200 years of fashion and style. Each era is introduced with an overview of the history and cultural developments that impacted modern fashion. Also included are classroom projects for research and portfolio, chapter glossaries of terms, an extensive bibliography, and a comprehensive index.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1        Prelude: The Empire and Romantic Eras 1800–1850

Chapter 2        The Victorian Age 1850–1900

Chapter 3        Edwardianism 1900–1909

Chapter 4        The End of Innocence and World War I 1910–1919

Chapter 5        The Jazz and Gin Age 1920–1929

Chapter 6        The Great Depression 1930–1939

Chapter 7        The Second World War and a New Look 1940–1949

Chapter 8        The Jet Age 1950–1959

Chapter 9        The Space Age 1960–1969

Chapter 10      The Me Decade 1970–1979

Chapter 11      A New Gilded Age 1980–1989

Chapter 12      Fin de Siècle 1990–1999

Chapter 13      The New Millennium 2000 to Present

Chapter 14      The Fashion Makers

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$43.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-337436-0