YES!! That's the book. VERY good book for detail, 1650-1950's or so. I'd
recommend it to anyone who has need to research historical costume,
especially when researching upper-class society. What's better than to look
at the real thing? Paintings can only tell you so much about a garment.
>From: Siebel San <siebelsan@...>
>Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Costume book
>Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 12:58:05 -0700 (PDT)
> A little bit ago, soeone mentioned a book, which they thought was called
>In Style and featured a woman and child in white empire dresses on the
>cover....anyhow, I found the book in my university costume ship, if anyone
>is still interested.
>Title: In Style - Celebrating Fifty Years of the Costume Institute
>Author: Jean L. Druesedow
>I thought it was a really good book. Hope this helps someone :-)
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