[Fashion 101: A Crash Course in Clothing by Erika Stalder]
by Erika Stalder
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Each year, we spend hours upon hours shopping and getting dressed, but do we ever actually think about what we’re wearing? For example, what’s the name of the style of your shirt? Who invented your favorite jeans cut? Or who made your baby-doll nightie famous? There is a story behind every piece of clothing and, with Fashion 101, you’ll learn what those stories are and more: Where did the miniskirt come from? Why has the military had a stronger influence on fashion than either Audrey Hepburn or Gwen Stefani? How do denim makers work those perfect “whiskers” into your “worn-out” jeans? Filled with tons of intriguing factoids about designers and celebrities, and more than 300 illustrations, Fashion 101 offers the total scoop on underwear, outerwear, accessories, and everything in between. With this crash course, you’ll learn not only how to put together smarter looks, but also how to become a fashion expert in the process.
I just received this book, and haven’t had a chance to read it yet. My daughter (now 13) sat down and read it in one sitting. She LOVED it!
Big Thanks to Zest Books for sending me a copy of this book!!
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