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Fashion Through the Ages:
Why did men wear spats?
Did Roman women wear brassieres?
What held up those huge skirts? You'll find answers to these questions and many more in Fashion Through the Ages. This stylish oversized gift book includes twelve lavish full-color interactive spreads that present fashion's highlights. From the Roman Empire to the 1960s, each of the twelve spreads features: * A man, a woman, a boy, and a girl dressed in outfits of the era.
* Lift-up flaps revealing all the layers of clothing (each with a tiny caption).
* A gatefold page with both a historical and a fashion overview of the era.
* Margin illustrations showing accessories such as shoes, hats, and jewelry. Chock-full of fashion history and stunning costumes by an award winning illustrator, Fashion Through the Ages is a must-have for every budding trend-setter. Margaret Knight teaches the history of fashion at the Royal Victoria & Albert Museum in London. She has been an advisor to the BBC on many of their period productions. Kim Dalziel is a fashion illustrator for British newspapers and magazines, including British Vogue. Margaret Knight and Kim Dalziel live in London. [via]