Modern Fashion in Detail

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This volume explores the creative genius of couturiers, from Balenciaga and Balmain to Vivienne Westwood and Yuki through the details of their work. There are over 80 entries arranged in seven sections: seams; gathers; tucks and pleats; collars, cuffs and pockets; buttons; bows; beads and sequins and applied decoration. Each contains a close-up photograph, a line drawing and a commentary.

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Valerie Mendes was Head of the Textiles and Dress Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Claire Wilcox is Senior curator in the V&As Furniture, Textiles & Fashion Department. As well as curating the highly anticipated exhibition "The Golden Age of Couture" (V&A 2007), she curated "Vivienne Westwood" (V&A 2004), "The Art and Craft of Gianni Versace" (V&A 2002) and "Radical Fashion" (V&A 2001), and edited the accompanying books.

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