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The Style Thesaurus: A definitive, gender-neutral guide to the meaning of style and an essential wardrobe companion for all fashion lovers

The Style Thesaurus: A definitive, gender-neutral guide to the meaning of style and an essential wardrobe companion for all fashion lovers

Current price: $35.00
Publication Date: October 17th, 2023
Publisher:
Laurence King Publishing
ISBN:
9781529421873
Pages:
304
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Description

At once a lexicon of fashion and a style guide, The Style Thesaurus is the essential wardrobe companion for all fashion lovers.

Style can be used to fit in or to stand out, to send different messages and, with the right knowledge, it can also be adjusted according to mood or occasion. The Style Thesaurus examines a wide range of looks, investigates their roots in history and culture, and shows how they can be curated or combined.

Organized into groups reflecting the origins of the style - Utility, Music & Dance, Leisure etc - and fully illustrated, each entry includes examples, near synonymous styles, styling details, pairings and colour story. Entries include everything from Neo-Victoriana, Dandy and Rockabilly to Normcore, Modest or Afrofuturist.

About the Author

Hannah Kane is a journalist, writer and Editor-in-Chief of independent style and culture magazine PHOENIX. She is an Associate Lecturer at the London College of Fashion, teaching fashion journalism, product management, and marketing communications. She also teaches at the privately-owned London College of Style in trend forecasting, art direction, styling, and shoot production.

Praise for The Style Thesaurus: A definitive, gender-neutral guide to the meaning of style and an essential wardrobe companion for all fashion lovers

"Students of fashion will be enlightened and delighted by this detail-rich resource, and even novices will be persuaded that 'we are all stylists, assembling meaning to find our tribes.'" – Publishers Weekly