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Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible

The Fascinating History of Everything in your Closet

Gunn, Tim

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible
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"From a bestselling fashion guru--a fascinating, meticulously researched history of Western fashion covering every topic from the history of the high heel to the origin of blue jeans.America's favorite fashion expert, New York Times bestselling author, beloved mentor on Project Runway, and a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Oz, The Biggest Loser, and others--Tim Gunn is also the chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne and a former faculty member and chair of fashion design at Parsons' New School for Design. Now he pours this undeniably impressive fashion knowledge into this category-killing tome, Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible. From togas to Crocs, beloved fashion guru Tim Gunn presents the fascinating and exhaustive history of every item of clothing and accessory ever worn. In his new, authoritative, witty Fashion Bible, he traces the origins of everything in your closet from its earliest incarnation to the present day, covering everything from the cultural history of the garment to current fads. From suits to sportswear, Gunn recounts the contributions made by revolutionary designers and surveys Western fashion, educating, enlightening, and entertaining us all! Marked by Tim's personable tone, this comprehensive volume not only informs, but reminds us that fashion is ultimately about innovation and fun!"--
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2012.
Edition: 1st Gallery Books hardcover ed.
ISBN: 1451643861
9781451643862
1451643853
9781451643855
Characteristics: 312 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Calhoun, Ada
Alternate Title: Fashion bible

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Nov 20, 2012
  • rowanquincy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Interesting book. I learned many things about how clothing has evolved.

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