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London Society Fashion 1905 - 1925: The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank

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Edwardian fashion and etiquette are explored through the life and extensive wardrobe of London socialite Heather Firbank. Beautifully illustrated with new photography of finely crafted evening gowns, tailored suits and elaborate hats as well as contemporary photographs and pages from Heather’s own albums of fashion cuttings, London Society Fashion vividly maps the London couture scene of Edwardian Britain, and charts the changes in fashion through the tumultuous first decades of the twentieth century.

Pages

176

Dimensions

24.1 x 30.5 cm

ISBN

9781851778317

Product code

129186

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About the authors

C.Davies-Strodder and J.Lister

Cassie Davies-Strodder is a curator in the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion department at the V&A. Jenny Lister is a curator in the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion department at the V&A. Her exhibitions 60s Fashion (V&A 2006) and Grace Kelly: Style Icon (V&A 2010). Lou Taylor is Professor of Dress and Textile History at the University of Brighton and author of The Study of Dress History (2002) and Establishing Dress History (2004).