- 160 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Lister, JennyWilcox, Claire,
- Corporate Author
- Victoria and Albert Museum
- Includes bibliographical references.Summary: Spanning four centuries, the V&A's Fashion Collection is the most comprehensive in the world, housing unrivalled collections from the 17th century to the present day. This volume perfectly encapsulates the collection, from rare 18th century gowns bodices to 1930s evening wear, post-war couture and show-stopping ensembles by contemporary designers.