UXL's Fashion, Costume, And Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through The Ages has all the answers in a comprehensive, chronologically based, affordably priced, four-color, six-volume set.
With typical UXL high quality, UXL's Fashion, Costume, And Culture provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Additionally, entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, or practices it relates to, as well as its significance to society or culture.
Entries follow a standardized format to ensure that students can easily do comparisons. Arranged chronologically, each era, century, or decade begins with a short synopsis of the historical highlights. The four main topic areas are clothing, footwear, hairstyles and headgear, and body decoration.