The Mechanical Smile

The Mechanical Smile

Modernism and the First Fashion Shows in France and America 1900–1929

Hardback340pp Illustrated285x138mm

9780300189537     Product Code: 502009


In a richly illustrated study of the early fashion shows in France and America between the 1880s and 1929, Caroline Evans brings ‘economic and design history together in a new formation’ as she explores topics including fashion and modernism; the innovations of designers such as Worth, Lucile and Poiret; the body and the fashion mannequins (as models were known); the international garment and fashion trade; and commercial and cultural relations between America and France.

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