1. How it all began * 2. Greeks and Romans * 3. Early Europe * 4. The Renaissance and the sixteenth century * 5. The seventeenth century * 6. The eighteenth century * 7. From 1800 to 1850 * 8. From 1850 to 1900 * 9. From 1900 to 1939 * 10. Rationed fashion to pluralistic style * 11. Fashion in the twenty-first century
A classic study of the history of fashion brought right up to date
James Laver (1899-1975) was highly respected and prolific fashion historian. Amy de la Haye is a Senior Research Fellow at the London College of Fashion.
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