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Title Fashion game changers : reinventing the 20th century silhouette / edited by Karen Van Godtsenhoven, Miren Arzalluz & Kaat Debo.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, [2016]


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Description 292 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
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Summary "Fashion Game Changers traces radical innovations in Western fashion design from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. Challenging the traditional silhouettes of their day, fashion designers such as Madeleine Vionnet and Cristóbal Balenciaga began to liberate the female body from the close-fitting hourglass forms which dominated European and American fashion, instead enveloping bodies in more autonomous garments which often took inspiration from beyond the West. As the century progressed, new generations of avant-garde designers from Rei Kawakubo to Martin Margiela further developed the ideas instigated by their predecessors to defy established notions of femininity in dress, creating space between body and garment. This way, a new relationship between body and dress emerged for the 21st century. With over 200 color images and commentaries from an international range of leading fashion curators and historians, this beautifully illustrated book showcases some of the most revolutionary silhouettes and innovative designs of over 100 years of fashion."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Fashion Game Changers: Where MoMu and MUDE Meet, Kaat Debo and Barbara Coutinho 2. Avant-garde Vision: Cristóbal Balenciaga's Innovation and Influence, Miren Arzalluz 3. Self-taught and Experimental: A New Approach to the Body, Karen Van Godtsenhoven 4. Kindred Spirits: Japanese and Belgian Designers in the MUDE Collection, Anabela Becho 5. Japonism in Western Fashion: Revolution in Silhouette from Poiret to Yamamoto, Akiko Fukai 6. Innovation in French Couture: The Radical Becomes Classic, from Callot Soeurs to Chanel, Olivier Saillard 7. Cultural Liberation Springing from Physical Liberation: Reception Study of the 1980s Avant-garde, Hettie Judah List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements.
Fashion game changers: reinventing the twentieth-century silhouette: an introduction / Kaat Debo -- Iconoclastic visions of the silhouette: Cristóbal Balenciaga / Miren Arzalluz -- Self-taught and experimental: a new approach to the body / Karen Van Godtsenhoven -- The inside view--Karin Dillen on wearing Maison Martin Margiela / Hettie Judah -- Kindred spirits: the radical poetry of Japanese and Belgian designers / Anabela Becho -- The inside view--Liliane Lijn on wearing Issey Miyake / Hettie Judah -- The discovery of abstraction in twentieth-century fashion / Akiko Fukai -- Shadows of the body / Olivier Saillard -- Cultural liberation springing from physical liberation: reception study of the 1980s avant-garde / Hettie Judah -- The inside view--Isolde Pringiers on wearing Comme des Garçons / Hettie Judah -- More game changers: Louise Boulanger ; André Courrèges ; Pierre Cardin ; Paco Rabanne ; Georgina Godley / Miren Arzalluz, Karen Van Godtsenhoven & Alexandre Samson.
Subject Fashion -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Fashion -- Europe -- History -- 21st century.
Fashion. (OCoLC)fst00921600
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Godtsenhoven, Karen van, editor.
Arzalluz, Miren, 1978- editor.
Debo, Kaat, editor.
ISBN 9781474279048 (hardback)
147427904X (hardback)
9781474280082 (ePDF)
9781474280358 (ePub)

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