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The story of a modest accessory that has become a stylish, smart one marked by numerous upgrades — in this book, the chicness of scarves is revealed thanks to pictures many of us already know! Or not yet…
Authors: Nicky Albrechten, Fola Solanke
Publishing House: THAMES & HUDSON
Publication Date: February 2021
Indispensable accessories and sought-after collectibles, scarves have been an essential part of 20th century fashion. From Art Deco to Hollywood in the 1950s to the Swinging Sixties, scarves have been reinvented in every major decorative arts movement over the past century and into the present day. This richly illustrated volume features the work of a wide range of international designers: Paul Poiret, Elsa Schiaparelli, Balenciaga, Mary Quant, Gucci, Christian Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent, Zandra Rhodes, Nicole Miller, and many more. He offers a selection of more than 250 scarves reproduced in color and all photographed specially , many of which are published here for the first time.