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De La Haye, Amy

Works: 62 works in 296 publications in 8 languages and 7,518 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Handbooks and manuals  Catalogs  Archives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Fiction  Quotations  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Amy De La Haye
Costume and fashion : a concise history by James Laver( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Laver's (Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK) classic 1969 /A concise history of fashion/ remains largely intact in this new edition. The text describes costume, clothing, and fashion from ancient times through the present. New to the fourth edition is a revision of the final chapter, on fashion from 1940-2001. First written for an earlier edition by Amy de la Haye (Victoria & Albert Museum), it has been revised by Andrew Tucker to include the turn of the (20th) century trends, including Gucci, Prada, urban sportswear, and must-have accessories
20th century fashion by Valerie D Mendes( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Portuguese and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive survey exploring all the significant developments in fashion in the twentieth century - Dior - Chanel - Versace - Vuitton - Givenchy - Balenciaga - Famous fashion designers - Pret-a-porter - Carnaby Street
Surfers soulies skinheads & skaters : subcultural style from the forties to the nineties by Amy De La Haye( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and German and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving in woord en beeld van kleding die gedragen werd door groepen uit de subcultuur in de periode 1940 tot heden
Fashion since 1900 by Valerie D Mendes( Book )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Belle Epoque tea gowns through Dior's 1947 'New Look' to the impact of the Internet and fashion blogs, this comprehensive, international survey explores the significant developments in fashion, accessories, hairstyles and makeup, from 1900 to now. It focuses on key movements and innovations in style for both men and women, and explores these through the work of the most original and influential designers and couturiers. Chapters are organized chronologically to highlight crucial shifts in style and major world events. Exciting and at times revolutionary advances in fashion are placed within economic, political and cultural contexts. This new edition is brought right up to date with a chapter that discusses, among many topics, the importance of new fashion centres in India and China, the dominance of the high street, and how fashion is now so multi-cultural and fast moving. A reference section includes an extensive bibliography, making this an invaluable survey for all those interested in modern and contemporary fashion."--Publisher's description
The cutting edge : 50 years of British fashion, 1947-1997 by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cutting Edge is a colourful exploration of British high fashion, exploring themes such as Romantic, Bohemian, Tailoring, and Country, complemented by sections on Hats, Bags, Shoes and Underwear
Fashion source book by Amy De La Haye( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschiedenis van de mode vanaf 1900 tot 1988
Defining dress : dress as object, meaning, and identity( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibiting fashion : before and after 1971 by Judith Clark( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's text about the volume: With the dramatic increase in popularity of fashion exhibitions over the past decade, this groundbreaking book provides a timely look at the evolution of the practice, taking as its anchor the seminal 1971 Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition Fashion: An Anthology by Cecil Beaton, revealing it to be symptomatic of a shift in museological attitudes. The authors' combined experience of more than forty years, one in architecture and exhibition design and the other in fashion history and curating, informs their detailed account of the exhibition. Accompanied by photographs of Beaton's museum work published here for the first time, their narrative establishes a perspective from which to view working practices today. Research into international exhibitions from the early 20th century to the present results in some 150 stunning illustrations, including previously unpublished exhibition photographs and out-of-print documents. Through this research and the testimony of curators, exhibition designers, and mannequin manufacturers, the authors discover striking continuity in the development of the fundamental equation of mannequin, dress, and mise-en-scène. A comprehensive chronology from 1971 illustrates the exponential rise in exhibitions of Western dress on an international scale
The House of Worth : portrait of an archive by Amy De La Haye( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Profusely illustrated, this monograph explores the House of Worth's success in the realms of haute couture after 1890. Hundreds of photographs selected from the V&A's unique archive of over 7,000 official house records capture the Worth style and offer fascinating insights into the daily routine at Maison Worth. These remarkable photographs are flanked by chapters that tell the intriguing story of their acquisition and their historical context, and describe Worth's international clientele of elegant women of wealth and power, from Lillie Langtry and Sarah Bernhardt to the Duchess of Marlborough (formerly Consuelo Vanderbilt)". --V&A Publishing
Chanel : couture and industry by Amy De La Haye( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost a century, the name Chanel has been inextricably linked to elegance, modernity, and fashion innovation. It was Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (1883-1971) who single-handedly made striped jerseys and loose trousers chic, costume jewelry desirable, the little black dress the height of sophistication, and tweed suits a staple of every fashion-conscious woman's wardrobe. In this beautifully illustrated book, drawing on the renowned collections of the V & A, fashion historian Amy de la Haye celebrates Chanel as the couturière who changed the way stylish women everywhere dress, then and now. She also examines the creative output of this most famous of fashion houses, from its infancy in the 1920s to the present day as it continues to prosper under the direction of Karl Lagerfeld--
Lucile Ltd : London, Paris, New York and Chicago, 1890s-1930s by Valerie D Mendes( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early 20th century, Lucile, Lady Duff Gordon (1863-1935), was an international fashion sensation. She created some of the most lavish, provocative, and controversial fashions of the Edwardian era, lingerie, tea-gowns and evening-wear that attracted famous beauties like Lillie Langtry and Mary Pickford. A flamboyant and eccentric character who survived the sinking of the Titanic, wrote a column for Hearst newspapers, and designed costumes for the Ziegfeld Follies, Lucile also trained the first professional fashion models, staged the first runway shows, and introduced revolutionary elements to women's dress such as lower necklines, slit skirts, and less-restrictive corsets. This fascinating and long-overdue study of Lucile's work includes a remarkable facsimile of her Fall 1905 fashion album, printed on special paper, and featuring over 60 watercolor illustrations and reproductions of luxurious fabric samples and trimmings. The book also draws on Lucile's own autobiography, Discretions and Indiscretions, a captivating window into the rarefied world of high Edwardian society and the extraordinary mind of one its most notable characters."--Publisher's description
A family of fashion : the Messels : six generations of dress by Amy De La Haye( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Familien Messels samling af kvindedragter, ca. 1860-2004
Chanel, the couturiere at work by Amy De La Haye( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's innovative fashion ideas--jersey knit fabrics, easy-to-wear garments based on men's sportswear, showy costume jewelry, and the little black dress--challenged the world of fashion head on. This book focuses on Chanel the couturière and her immense influence on the way women choose to look in the modern world. The author examines Chanel in depth: her career, her style, her workroom, her customers, and her rivals
London couture 1923-1975 : British luxury by Amy De La Haye( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An academically rigorous and beautiful new publication on a crucial chapter in fashion history, London Couture is the first book to examine, in detail, the luxurious garments produced by the rarefied London couture industry - from lavish ballgowns to sharply tailored suits and spectacular court dress - as well as the designers who conceived them, their clients and the prestigious publications that disseminated and promoted the 'London Look' to an international audience. Expert authors from around the world have delved into museum collections, as well as the archives of prestigious designers, textile suppliers and fashionable journals, to bring together this pioneering study of the London couture houses of the early to mid-twentieth century, renowned for their superb craftsmanship and attention to detail. The full breadth of London's offering is examined, from royal favourite Norman Hartnell to pioneer Charles James, and prestigious houses such as Lucile, Worth and Hardy Amies. The ancillary dressmaking trades in London are also considered, as are the international markets for London couture, and the impact of royal dress on high-end fashion. A wealth of visual material supports the extensive, original research - from beautiful features by celebrated photographer Norman Parkinson to the elegant illustrations of Francis Marshall. Previously unseen garments are illustrated throughout the book, alongside historical photography that documents the houses of the great designers, their favoured fabrics and their most glamorous clients, including Queen Elizabeth II, Margot Fonteyn, and many stars of stage and screen
Gluck : art and identity( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hannah Gluckstein (who called herself Gluck; 1895-1976) was a distinctive, original voice in the early evolution of modern art in Britain. This handsome book presents a major reassessment of Gluck'slife and work, examining, among other things, the artist'snumerous personal relationships and contemporary notions of gender and social history. Gluck'spaintings comprise a full range of artistic genres...still life, landscape, well as images of popular entertainers. Financially independent and somewhat freed from social convention, Gluck highlighted her sexual identity, cutting her hair short and dressing as a man, and the artistis known for a powerful series of self-portraits that played with conventions of masculinity and femininity. Richly illustrated, this volume is a timely and significant contribution to gender studies and to the understanding of a complex and important modern painter.<BR />"
A to Z of style by Amy De La Haye( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A to Z of Style brings together the secrets of style from the world's greatest designers, their famous clients, and others from the world of fashion in this delightful illustrated dictionary. This gifty guide preserves the wisdom of fashion's big names, from Chanel on perfume, to Dior on elegance, to Schiaparelli on hats. This charming compendium is illustrated with newly commissioned line drawings of accessories and clothing from the V & A's unparalleled collections. With timeless advice for women and men alike, this handy guide is essential reading for anyone with a love of fashion and style"--
The handbook of fashion studies by Bloomsbury Publishing( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Handbook of Fashion Studies identifies an innovative spectrum of thematic approaches, key strands and interdisciplinary concepts that continue to push forward the boundaries of fashion studies. The book is divided into seven sections: Fashion, Identity and Difference; Spaces of Fashion; Fashion and Materiality; Fashion, Agency and Policy; Science, Technology and New fashion; Fashion and Time and, Sustainable Fashion in a Globalised world. Each section consists of approximately four essays authored by established researchers in the field from the UK, USA, Netherlands, Sweden, Canada and Australia. The essays are written by international subject specialists who each engage with their section's theme in the light of their own discipline and provide clear case-studies to further knowledge on fashion. This consistency provides clarity and permits comparative analysis. The handbook will be essential reading for students of fashion as well as professionals in the industry"--
A concise history of costume by James Laver( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De l'invention impromptue, il y a quelque quarante mille ans, de l'aiguille à coudre, à l'irrésistible ascension du blue-jeans, des tisseurs du néolithique aux punks et à Jean-Paul Gaultier, le présent ouvrage retrace, en une synthèse magistrale, les temps forts de l'histoire du costume, tout en s'intéressant aux formes et matières spécifiques de chaque époque, aux motifs sous-jacents de l'histoire de la mode et aux façons dont on a utilisé le vêtement pour se protéger, exprimer son identité ou exercer une influence. La traduction de l'ouvrage de James Laver, un classique du genre et un texte de référence pour les étudiants, a été saluée par la presse : " Il arrive que les historiens d'art aient un style, il arrive qu'une traduction parvienne à en rendre la saveur, c'est le cas ici. " (Muséart) " L'auteur raconte avec bonheur quarante mille ans de couture. Une belle réussite. " (L'Express) Elle est complétée pour cette édition d'un chapitre additionnel d'Amy de la Haye et Andrew Tucker couvrant jusqu'aux développements les plus récents de l'histoire de la mode
Clara Button and the wedding day surprise by Amy De La Haye( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the postman delivers their invitation to a wedding, Clara and Ollie begin careful preparations. Clara imagines what the bride might wear, and might have worn in the past, but disaster strikes the night before the big event! Can Ollie and his inventions and a visit to the haberdashery save the day? Playful and whimsical while packed with beautiful details from the V & A, this wonderful story is sure to enthrall and enchant
Kurara botan to mahō no bōshinohi by Amy De La Haye( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Costume and fashion : a concise history
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20th century fashionSurfers soulies skinheads & skaters : subcultural style from the forties to the ninetiesFashion since 1900The cutting edge : 50 years of British fashion, 1947-1997Fashion source bookDefining dress : dress as object, meaning, and identityChanel : couture and industryLucile Ltd : London, Paris, New York and Chicago, 1890s-1930s