The Resource Tim Gunn's fashion bible : the fascinating history of everything in your closet, Tim Gunn with Ada Calhoun, (electronic resource)

Tim Gunn's fashion bible : the fascinating history of everything in your closet, Tim Gunn with Ada Calhoun, (electronic resource)

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Tim Gunn's fashion bible : the fascinating history of everything in your closet
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Tim Gunn's fashion bible
Title remainder
the fascinating history of everything in your closet
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Tim Gunn with Ada Calhoun
Title variation
Fashion bible
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Language
eng
Summary
In the beginning there was the fig leaf ... and the toga. Crinolines and ruffs. Chain mailand corsets. What do these antiquated items have to do with the oh-so-twenty-first-century skinny jeans, graphic tee, and sexy pumps you slipped into this morning' Everything! Fashion begets fashion, and life'from economics to politics, weather to warfare, practicality to the utterly impractical'is reflected in the styles of any given era, evolving into the threads you buy and wear today. With the candidness, intelligence, and charm that made him a household name on Project Runway, Tim Gunn reveals the fascinating story behind each article of clothing dating back to ancient times, in a book that reads like a walking tour from museum to closet with Tim at your side. From Cleopatra's crown to Helen of Troy's sandals, from Queen Victoria's corset to Madonna's cone bra, Dynasty's power suits to Hillary Clinton's pantsuits, Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible takes you on a runway-ready journey through the highs and lows of fashion history. Drawing from his exhaustive knowledge and intensive research to offer cutting-edge insights into modern style, Tim explains how the 1960s ruined American underwear, how Beau Brummell created the look men have worn for more than a century, why cargo capri pants are a plague on our nation, and much more. He will make you see your wardrobe in a whole new way. Prepare to be inspired as you change your thinking about the past, present, and future of fashion!
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RECBK
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Gunn, Tim
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746.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
TT507
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Calhoun, Ada
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  • Fashion design
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
  • DESIGN
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
  • Fashion design
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Tim Gunn's fashion bible : the fascinating history of everything in your closet, Tim Gunn with Ada Calhoun, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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multicolored
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ocn893135810
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1st Gallery books hardcover ed.
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1 online resource
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online
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9781451643879
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EB00566285
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DA34EC15-1AFF-4972-81BD-86AE60DCED9E
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  • (OCoLC)893135810
Label
Tim Gunn's fashion bible : the fascinating history of everything in your closet, Tim Gunn with Ada Calhoun, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from print version
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn893135810
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Gallery books hardcover ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451643879
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00566285
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DA34EC15-1AFF-4972-81BD-86AE60DCED9E
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  • (Sirsi) o893135810
  • (OCoLC)893135810

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