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The First Book of Fashion: The Book of Clothes of Matthaeus and Veit Konrad Schwarz of Augsburg

The First Book of Fashion The Book of Clothes of Matthaeus and Veit Konrad Schwarz of Augsburg This captivating book reproduces arguably the most extraordinary primary source documents in fashion history Providing a revealing window onto the Renaissance they chronicle how style conscious accou

  • Title: The First Book of Fashion: The Book of Clothes of Matthaeus and Veit Konrad Schwarz of Augsburg
  • Author: Ulinka Rublack Maria Hayward Jenny Tiramani
  • ISBN: 9780857857682
  • Page: 163
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This captivating book reproduces arguably the most extraordinary primary source documents in fashion history Providing a revealing window onto the Renaissance, they chronicle how style conscious accountant Matth us Schwarz and his son Veit Konrad experienced life through clothes, and climbed the social ladder through fastidious management of self image These bourgeois daThis captivating book reproduces arguably the most extraordinary primary source documents in fashion history Providing a revealing window onto the Renaissance, they chronicle how style conscious accountant Matth us Schwarz and his son Veit Konrad experienced life through clothes, and climbed the social ladder through fastidious management of self image These bourgeois dandies agenda resonates as powerfully today as it did in the sixteenth century one has to dress to impress, and dress to impress they did.The Schwarzes recorded their sartorial triumphs as well as failures in life in a series of portraits by illuminists over 60 years, which have been comprehensively reproduced in full color for the first time These exquisite illustrations are accompanied by the Schwarzes fashion focussed yet at times deeply personal captions, which render the pair the world s first fashion bloggers and pioneers of everyday portraiture.The First Book of Fashion demonstrates how dress seemingly both ephemeral and trivial is a potent tool in the right hands Beyond this, it colorfully recaptures the experience of Renaissance life and reveals the importance of clothing to the aesthetics and every day culture of the period.Historians Ulinka Rublack s and Maria Hayward s insightful commentaries create an unparalleled portrait of sixteenth century dress that is both strikingly modern and thorough in its description of a true Renaissance fashionista s wardrobe This first English translation also includes a bespoke pattern by TONY award winning costume designer and dress historian Jenny Tiramani, from which readers can recreate one of Schwarz s most elaborate and politically significant outfits.

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