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Dress codes : how the laws of fashion made history

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text Dress codes : how the laws of fashion made history

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Summary

A law professor and cultural critic offers an eye-opening exploration of the laws of fashion throughout history, from the middle ages to the present day, examining the canons, mores and customs of clothing rules that we often take for granted.

Contents
Historical milestones and important dress codes -- Introduction -- Status symbols. Encoding status ; Self-fashioning ; Signs of faith ; Sex symbols -- From opulence to elegance. The great masculine renunciation ; Style and status ; Sex and simplic... Read more
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Description
xi, 443 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Publisher
Simon & Schuster 2021

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TADL-IPL 391.009 Ford 2021 in Adult Non-fiction Available

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