The Birth of Modern Fashion

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This chapter surveys the workshops and networks which provided clothing to the court, and drove new fashions. It also suggests the relative importance of gender in occupations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFashion: the whole story
EditorsMarnie Fogg
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherThames and Hudson
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-0-500-29110-8
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013


  • Ateliers
  • Passementerie
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Louis XIV
  • Montespan
  • Rose Berthin

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    Woodcock, P. (2013). The Birth of Modern Fashion. In M. Fogg (Ed.), Fashion: the whole story (pp. 94-101). Thames and Hudson.