Charting the movements, developments and ideas that transformed the way women dress, this book gives a unique perspective on the history of twentieth-century fashion. From the invention of the bias cut and the stiletto heel to the designers who changed the way we think about clothes, the book is entertaining, intelligent and a visual feast.
Harriet Worsley studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, where she teaches fashion communication and fashion journalism. She worked as a fashion and interiors journalist before starting a career in garden design. Her previous publications include Decades of Fashion, The White Dress and Classics of Fashion.