Fashion Rebels

Fashion Rebels

Style Icons Who Changed the World Through Fashion

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Get to know the women who've wielded the power of fashion and brought about change with this illustrated biography that features twenty-five of history's most influential fashion icons.

Throughout time, daring women have made fashion choices that have altered the course of history. From Marie Antoinette, who wore a hairstyle as large as her presence, to Coco Chanel, who imagined a world without rib crushing corsets and heavy gowns, to Katharine Hepburn, who walked around the studio in her underwear when studio executives refused to let her wear her then-scandalous jeans, these women were mavericks as well as rebellious icons.

Their fashion choices mirrored and redefined what it meant to be a woman in their era. They didn't follow trends or cultural conventions, but instead set the course with their own style. Their brave and inventive fashion choices paved the way for female empowerment.

Featuring hairstyle tips, DIY projects, inspiration boards that break down each icon's style, and illustrated timelines that cover the evolution of pants, skirts, the little black dress, and more, Fashion Rebels: Style Icons Who Changed the World through Fashion invites readers to treat fashion as an act of fearless creativity--and even become fashion trailblazers themselves.
Published: New York :, Aladdin ;, Hillsboro, Orgeon :, Beyond Words,, 2016.
Edition: Beyond WordsAladdin edition
ISBN: 9781582704883
1582704880
Branch Call Number: J391.2 BEC
Characteristics: 176 pages :,chiefly color illustrations ;,27 cm

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AL_KATI Sep 14, 2016

Bet you didn't know you could learn so much about history through clothes, did you? Besides famous style icons like Jackie O and Marilyn Monroe, you'll learn about other trendsetters, all illustrated in a gorgeous, flowing watercolor style that will give you girl power vibes. You go, girl!

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