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The Impossible Collection of Fashion Book


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  • Cover: hard-bound with a linen clamshell case
  • Dimensions: H42xW35.5cm
  • Length: 144 pages, 100 illustrations
  • By Valerie Steele
  • A magnificent collection of the most iconic dresses of the 20th century
  • 100 dresses that caused a stir on the runway or as they entered the room
  • Due to handcrafted nature a non-uniform effect can occur in the middle
  • This ‘bulking’ is part of the book’s unique charm
  • Supplier code: 9781614280163
  • Barcode: 9781614280163

Explore the magnificent fashion world with The Impossible Collection of Fashion from Assouline. Featuring a selection of dresses that caused a stir on the runway, or when they entered the room and those that inspired a turn in direction for fashion, this book has been by Director & Chief Curator of the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Valerie Steele. Including Fortuny’s streamlined Delphos gown circa 1907, Issey Miyake’s 1982 evening ensemble with a rattan top & Madame Grès’ drapped goddess creations from 1938, this book has every outfit that has turned heads in the industry in the last one hundred years. Displayed in a limited edition linen clamshell case, it is a fabulous gift idea for any fashion fanatic and is a perfect coffee table book.

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