By Alison Matthews David
Fabulously gory and ugly, Fashion Victims takes the reader on a desirable trip during the deadly background of women's, men's and kid's costume, in fantasy and fact. Drawing upon surviving type gadgets and diverse visible and textual resources, encompassing louse-ridden army uniforms, money owed of the fiery deaths of Oscar Wilde's half-sisters and dancer Isadora Duncan's unintended strangulation through entangled shawl; the booklet explores how clothing have tormented those that made and wore them, and harmed animals and the surroundings within the method. Vividly chronicling proof from Greek mythology to the current day, Matthews David places daily clothing less than the microscope and unpicks the darkish aspect of style.
Fashion Victims is lavishly illustrated with over one hundred twenty five photos and is a outstanding source for everybody from students and scholars to style enthusiasts.
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