Fashion 101

Fashion 101

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Each year, we spend hours upon hours shopping and getting dressed, but do we ever actually think about what wea€™re wearing? For example, whata€™s the name of the style of your shirt? Who invented your favorite jeans cut? Or who made your baby-doll nightie famous? There is a story behind every piece of clothing and, with Fashion 101, youa€™ll learn what those stories are and more: Where did the miniskirt come from? Why has the military had a stronger influence on fashion than either Audrey Hepburn or Gwen Stefani? How do denim makers work those perfect qwhiskersq into your qworn-outq jeans? Filled with tons of intriguing factoids about designers and celebrities, and more than 300 illustrations, Fashion 101 offers the total scoop on underwear, outerwear, accessories, and everything in between. With this crash course, youa€™ll learn not only how to put together smarter looks, but also how to become a fashion expert in the process.Fashion publication Womena#39;s Wear Daily labeled the phenomenon a€œthe Bonnie and Clyde syndrome.a€ ... While the style has consistently been a favorite of fishermen and the J. Crew set, hip-hoppers gave it a new spin in the a#39;80s. Led by a baby-faced ... Of course, Kangol still remains synonymous with hip-hop street style, thanks to LL, Samuel L. Jackson, and others with a strong allegiance to the brand.

Title:Fashion 101
Author:Erika Stalder
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2008-05-01


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