American Beauty

American Beauty

Aesthetics and Innovation in Fashion

Book - 2009
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Catalog of a major exhibition held November 6, 2009-April 10, 2010 at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) which explores how the "philosophy of beauty" is allied to the craft of dressmaking. Each of the 75 looks on display was chosen to exemplify the relationship between technical ingenuity and artistic excellence. Curator Patricia Mears has focused on approximately 25 American fashion designers, ranging from the obscure to the well known.
Publisher: [New Haven] : Yale University Press, c2009
ISBN: 9780300155358
Branch Call Number: 746.92 MEA 2009
Characteristics: x, 182 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 33 cm


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