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By Kathy Elgin

A heritage of favor and gown is an eight-volume set that examines the improvement of gown and model through the years - from the earliest cave dwellers to the current - besides the social background that gave upward push to it. Introducing readers to the wealthy international of style and get dressed, this set vividly depicts the altering types, procedures, and developments - from the 1st humans to put on outfits within the final Ice Age to the courtly style of medieval Europe to the globalization of Western kind - that led us to the garments of this day. Describing either the sensible makes use of of garments and the hugely impractical outfits which were used all through background to express social prestige, those volumes supply a compelling examine the results of favor and gown on society. every one obtainable quantity describes the models of the time, kinds and designs, and the altering use of fabrics. attractive illustrations and interesting textual content study garments in addition to the jewellery, hairstyles, hats, and sneakers that observed the models and made them certain. particular beneficial properties in every one quantity contain a foreword written via a manner professional in addition to a precious word list, timeline, and index.

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