Dictionary of Fashion History 4th Edition

  • Relate to contemporary fashion
  • Language of the fashion industry
  • Organized terms in fashion
  • Fully cross-referenced



About The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Fashion

Dictionary of Fashion, 4th Edition builds on the success of previous editions with over 15,000 entries, including apparel, accessories, and their components, historical and textiles terms that relate to contemporary fashion and the language of the fashion industry. Tortora and Keiser organize terms over fifty broad categories that are fully cross-referenced to the alphabetical listing to promote understanding of related terminology. Lavishly illustrated with over 800 illustrations capturing the styles and details of fashion, this reference work is a must have for students, designers, fashion merchandisers, historians, and fashion enthusiasts.

Table of contents

A – Z


“[A] must have for anyone looking to expand their vocabulary in the field of fashion.” –  BecomeGorgeous.com“Overall the dictionary is a valuable resource of reference for fashion students, designers, historians, and those with an enthusiasm for fashion.” –  Sarah Jane Kenyon, Costume
Published: 12-05-2013
Format: Paperback
Edition: 4th
Page Count: 488
ISBN: 9781609014896
Imprint: Fairchild Books
Illustrations: 809 bw illus
Dimensions: 8″ x 10″

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