Art Nouveau Fashion
- Publication Date: September 16, 2014
- Imprint: V & A Publishing
- Trim Size: 8 1⁄2 x 10 5⁄8
- ISBN: 9781851778027
- Page Count: 144
- Illustrations: 130 color illustrations
- Rights: North America
The stunning designs of Worth, Paquin, Poiret, Fortuny, and more are showcased in this look at the glamorous world of Art Nouveau fashion. Providing an introduction to the style, which overlaps with late Arts and Crafts in the 1890s and early Modernism in the 1910s, the book focuses on these important designers before discussing Art Nouveau jewelry and accessories, advertising, the influence of exotic Eastern cultures, and artists, among them Beardsley, Klimt, and Mackintosh. New color photographs of garments from the V&A’s collection are accompanied by period images of such style icons as Lily Langtry, Loïe Fuller, and Consuelo Vanderbilt, many previously unpublished. Striking and seductive, Art Nouveau styles were revived by the counterculture in the late 1960s and continue to resonate today.
About the author
Clare Rose is a lecturer at the Royal School of Needlework, London, and frequently lectures at the V&A.