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Aloha Attire: Hawaiian Dress in the Twentieth Century

Aloha Attire: Hawaiian Dress in the Twentieth Century

By: Linda Arthur (author)Hardback

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Over the years, various garments have become increasingly popular collectible items as they grant insight into the cultures in which they were made. Collectors who love the sand, sun, and surf will delight in this extraordinary guide to handsome Hawaiian clothing. Filled with over 460 beautiful photos, this book gives a historical account of Hawai'i's fashion industry and its effect on the Western world. Unique island designs, exotic fabrics, and traditional garments--including the holoku and mu'umu'u--are all included within this spectacular display of Hawaiian paradise. Generations of tourists to Hawai'i will enjoy the explanations of clothing designs unique to the islands, and designers will find this an invaluable and inspiring reference tool.

About Author

Linda B. Arthur, Ph.D. is a clothing and textiles scholar who works at the University of Hawaii at Mano.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764310157
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780764310157
  • weight: 1260
  • ISBN10: 0764310151

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