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Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet by Tim Gunn

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to start with there was once the fig leaf...

and the toga. Crinolines and ruffs. Chain mailand corsets. What do these antiquated items must do with the oh-so-twenty-first-century thin jeans, photo tee, and sexy pumps you slipped into this morning? the whole thing! type begets trend, and lifestyles—from economics to politics, weather to conflict, practicality to the definitely impractical—is mirrored within the tastes of any given era, evolving into the threads you purchase and put on nowadays.

With the candidentityness, intelligence, and beauty that made him a family name on mission Runapproach, Tim Gunn reveals the interesting tale behind each article of apparel dating back to ancient times, in a guide that reads like a walking excursion from museum to closet with Tim at your aspect. From Cleopatra’s crown to Helen of Troy’s sandals, from Queen Victoria’s corset to Madonna’s cone bra, Dynasty’s energy fits to Hillary Clinton’s pantfits, Tim Gunn’s type Bible takes you on a runapproach-able journey through the highs and lows of favor history.

Drawing from his exhaustive knowledge and intensive analysis to provide state of the art insights into modern taste, Tim explains how the Nineteen Sixties ruined American underwear, how Beau Brummell created the look men have worn for greater than a century, why cargo capri pants are a virulent disease on our nation, and much more. he will make you notice your dresser in an entire new approach. prepare to be impressed as you modification your fascinated with the previous, provide, and long run of favor!

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e-book details

writer: Tim Gunnpublisher: Gallery e-booksBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 288

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Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style (Tim Gunncff0478#39;s Guide to Style)
The Book of Styling: An Insidercff0478#39;s Guide to Creating Your Own Look

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