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FAIRY TALE FASHION. Colleen Hill. Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, 2016. Published in association with Yale University Press, New Haven. 276 pp. with 166 ills. (124 col.). 29 x 24 cm. LC 2015-39619 ISBN 9780300218022 In English.
Publisher's description: This exhibition catalogue examines the history, significance, and imagery of classic fairy tales through the lens of high fashion. A comprehensive introduction to the topic of fairy tales and dress is followed by a series of short essays on thirteen stories: "Cinderella," "Little Red Riding Hood," "The Fairies," "Sleeping Beauty," "Beauty and the Beast," "Snow White," "Rapunzel," "Furrypelts," "The Little Mermaid," "The Snow Queen," "The Swan Maidens," "Alice in Wonderland," and "The Wizard of Oz." Generously illustrated, these stories are creatively and imaginatively linked to examples of clothing by Comme des Garcons, Dolce and Gabbana, Charles James, and Alexander McQueen, among many others.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods, Post-2000 — Costume/Fashion, Several Media
Plans: 71,75,30
Worldwide Number: 082075
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