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Title Why would anyone wear that? : fascinating fashion facts / written by Celia E. Stall-Meadows ; illustrated by Leslie Stall Widener.
Author Stall-Meadows, Celia.
Publication Bristol, UK : Intellect, 2013.
Description 83 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # 391.009 S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 83).
Contents Hennins -- Mad as a hatter -- Feathered hats -- Cowboy hats -- Powdering -- Scented cones -- Ruffs -- The Hope diamond -- The Koh-i-Noor- diamond -- Giraffe women -- Muslin fever -- Burqas -- Zoot suits and teddy boys -- Leisure suits -- Breast binding -- Flea furs -- Corsets -- Caged crinolines -- Bustles -- Chastity belts -- Bloomers -- Pumpkin breeches -- Hobble skirts -- Poison rings -- Codpiece -- Parti-colored hosiery -- Chinese lily feet -- Poulaines or cracows -- Chopines and pattens -- Running shoes -- Disposable fashions -- Interpreting and predicting fashion.
Subject Fashion -- History.
Clothing and dress -- History.
Exoticism in fashion.
Addl. Author Widener, Leslie Stall.
ISBN 184150727X (pbk.) :
9781841507279 (pbk.) :

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 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  391.009 S    CHECK SHELVES