Book – Fashion, History 18th to 20th Centuries, The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute

$85.00

The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothes from sociological, historical, and artistic perspectives. With one of the world’s most extensive clothing collections, the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments, underwear, shoes, and fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day. Showcasing the Institute’s vast collection, Fashion is a fascinating excursion through the last three centuries of clothing trends. Featuring impeccable photography of clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, it is a testimony to attire as ‘an essential manifestation of our very being’ and to the Institute’s passion for fashion as a complex and intricate art form”

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28cm high x 20cm wide x 4.2cm thick; 436 pages.

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