Reconstructing Italian Fashion: America and the Development of the Italian Fashion Industry
by Nicola White
Despite its long eclipse by Parisian couture, Italian fashion is now celebrated globally for the quality of its tailoring, fabric and design. But an Italian label was not always a yardstick for excellence. In the twenty years following the Second World War, a little known fact is that America played a key role in the development of Italy's fashion industry. More generally...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2000 by Bloomsbury Academic
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