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The Fashion Book - Mini Edition

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Following the success of Phaidon's The Art Book and The Photography Book, this volume takes a fresh look at the fashion world and the people who created and inspired it.
Paperback, 520 pages
Published April 24th 2001 by Phaidon Press (first published January 10th 1998)
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Nov 26, 2009 Flower rated it really liked it
Asha bought this book for a friend at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. I got to read it before she gave it to her friend. It is very cool and full of fashion designers from the 1800's to now. 1 pictures each and a paragraph about their life. I wrote down some of the names and googled them. Small but thick book.
Jul 04, 2009 ~Kate~ rated it liked it
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this book is really gud if ur in2 fashion and i found it really helpful doing my fashion essay. the reason why i wud say that it is helpful wud be because it tells u not just about the garment but the photographer and the designer. they also talk about the most popular models.
its a small book wiv a lot of info!
Feb 25, 2013 Sophia rated it really liked it
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This book is like a mini encyclopedia. Even though it needs to be updated, it'd always saved me when I needed a piece of information. It's got a list of influential people in the fashion industry dating back to the 1800's. I reckon this would be ideal for beginner fashion lovers.
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Mar 19, 2013 Camilla Nielsen rated it liked it
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A really small A-Z guide of 500 of the most influential names in fashion since the 1860s.

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Apr 27, 2007 Emma rated it it was amazing
really good basic reference guide to designers and styles, with excellent cross-linking between styles and individuals.
Sep 12, 2012 Maria rated it liked it
I should have bought the bigger edition! It was tiring for the eyes and couldn't fully enjoy the photographs included in the book.
Mar 31, 2008 Dave rated it liked it
An excellent, illustrated "micro-reference" with bite-sized synopses of hundreds of designers. Designed to provide more of a feel for a designer's work rather than in-depth analysis.
Jan 11, 2008 W.B. rated it it was amazing
The large version is the better coffee table book, lie in bed and read book...but this is also nice...Phaidon does good work...
Alexandra Claire
Dec 25, 2012 Alexandra Claire rated it liked it
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It gives very, VERY brief descriptions of people and things in the world of fashion. Needs to be updated!
May 27, 2007 PJ is currently reading it
Beautiful pictures of beautiful people in beautiful clothes, but I realise I'll never put in the effort to look this way.
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Oct 30, 2012 Axelle Blanpain rated it it was amazing
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Seriously one of the best fashion book in that price range!
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