HISTORIA DE LA MODA (SPANISH)
Undertake a journey through fashion from the 18th to the 20th century.
In this spectacular collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute, one of the most extensive clothing collections in the world, the smartest minds and the sharpest eyes in fashion studios show us clothing, underwear , footwear and accessories that have defined the human being throughout the world.
Historia de la Moda shows the institute's vast collection, including impeccable photographs of organized clothes and exhibited with skill on custom-made mannequins.
This book attests that clothing is "an essential manifestation of our way of being" and of the institute's passion for fashion as a complex and intricate form of art.
Among the authors of the book are some of the brightest minds and sharpest eyes of fashion scholars: Akiko Fukai (director of KCI and conservative emeritus), Tamami Suoh (conservator of KCI), Miki Iwagami (history teacher of fashion at Sugino Fashion College in Tokyo), Reiko Koga (professor of fashion history at Bunka Women's University) and Rie Nii (KCI conservation assistant).