American beauty : aesthetics and innovation in fashion / Patricia Mears

Author(s): Mears, Patricia
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Subjects: Fashion design--United States--History--Exhibitions
Fashion designers--United States--History--Exhibitions
Advertising--Fashion--United States--History--Exhibitions
Beauty, Personal--United States--History--Exhibitions
Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). Museum--Exhibitions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [New Haven] : Yale University Press ; New York : In association with the Fashion Institute of Technology, c2009
LC Classification: T, TT
Physical Description: xi, 182 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 33 cm
Additional Authors: Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). Museum
Notes: LCCN: 2009037589
ISBN: 9780300155358 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0300155352 (cloth : alk. paper)
Summary: Catalog of a major exhibition held November 6, 2009-April 10, 2010 at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) which explores how the "philosophy of beauty" is allied to the craft of dressmaking. Each of the 75 looks on display was chosen to exemplify the relationship between technical ingenuity and artistic excellence. Curator Patricia Mears has focused on approximately 25 American fashion designers, ranging from the obscure to the well known
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 317471868
ISBN/ISSN: 9780300155358