Fashion History and theory Books

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Dior
1.  Dior by Alexander Palmer
The list author says:
  "An interesting autobiography from Christian Dior, the king of couture after the war."
6.29   Used & New from: 3.39
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947-1957
2.  The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947-1957 by Wilcox Claire
The list author says:
  "A fascinating book, showing how couture worked and how it was after the war"
24.99   Used & New from: 9.64
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Fashion at the Edge: Spectacle, Modernity, and Deathliness
3.  Fashion at the Edge: Spectacle, Modernity, and Deathliness by Caroline Evans
The list author says:
  "Some interesting essays on fashion and the themes that run throughout, particulary the showmanship from Galliano and McQueen."
21.38   Used & New from: 10.00
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Adorned in Dreams: Fashion and Modernity
4.  Adorned in Dreams: Fashion and Modernity by Elizabeth Wilson
The list author says:
  "Useful for the relationship between culture and fashion"
13.59   Used & New from: 6.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Costume and Fashion: A Concise History (World of Art)
5.  Costume and Fashion: A Concise History (World of Art) by James Laver
The list author says:
  "A good basic history of fashion and clothing"
Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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The History of Haute Couture, 1850-1950
6.  The History of Haute Couture, 1850-1950 by Diana De Marly
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  "Does what is says on the tin, but very readable and informative"
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Worth: Father of Haute Couture
7.  Worth: Father of Haute Couture by Diana De Marly
The list author says:
  "A fantastic book."
Used & New from: 64.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Fashion Theory: A Reader (Routledge Student Readers)
8.  Fashion Theory: A Reader (Routledge Student Readers) by Malcolm Barnard
The list author says:
  "A huge collection of theory based writings from a varied number of authors"
32.39   Used & New from: 19.80
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Fashion (Oxford History of Art)
9.  Fashion (Oxford History of Art) by Christopher Breward
The list author says:
  "Useful book about culture and fashion"
11.19   Used & New from: 0.46
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Shocking Life: the autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli
10.  Shocking Life: the autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli by Elsa Schiaparelli
The list author says:
  "A great book"
8.99   Used & New from: 2.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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