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FASHION INDIA. Phyllida Jay. Thames and Hudson Inc., New York, 2016. First published in the U.K. by Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 2015. 256 pp. with 372 ills. (355 col.). 24 x 19 cm. LC 2015-941296 ISBN 9780500292013 In English.
Publisher's description: This timely first survey of Indian fashion celebrates the achievements of such young designers as Rahul Mishra, Aneeth Arora, and Ruchika Sachdeva, as well as the visually vibrant designs of established superstars including Manish Aurora, Abu Jani, Sandeep Khosla, and others. Illuminating profiles of the designers are interwoven with interviews conducted by the author especially for this book. Lush illustrations of all the hottest looks range from luxury bridal and ethnic formal wear to contemporary interpretations of the sari. Descriptions of the various techniques and materials employed reveal the skill behind each incredible garment, from traditional crafts like handloom weaving, color-resist dyed silk, intricate embroidery and applique, to cutting-edge fabrication and construction methods.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western in a Western Style, Asia (Western Style) — India — Post-2000 — Costume/Fashion
Plans: 70,30,54
Worldwide Number: 169637
Flexible hardcover $34.95t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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