The Scottish Fashion Bible is a comprehensive fashion guide documenting the evolution of Scottish fashion from the history behind Scottish dress and textiles through to the current work of contemporary fashion designers.
At a time when the Scottish fashion industry is experiencing a significant resurgence, this book is a modern, fresh take on Scottish style and the history of dress; a highly informative, lavishly illustrated coffee table book, with classic photos from archives and new collection images from contemporary designers.
Scottish fashion over the years has made an impact on worldwide trends and influenced designers like Vivienne Westwood and Coco Chanel.
Leading designers like Christopher Kane, Jonathan Saunders, Holly Fulton and Louise Gray are now acting as fashion ambassadors for the country on a world stage.
The Scottish Fashion Bible will chart the history of Scottish fashion and dress, from medieval Scotland and the Celts, to the origins of the kilt and the traditional manufacture of textiles including Harris Tweed and Shetland Fair Isle knits. This book also takes a look at the heritage of Scottish fashion, the role it has played in history and subcultures and the development of contemporary fashion.
Originally from Edinburgh and still based there, Caroline is a writer who has also worked as assistant digital editor for Herald Scotland, as well contributing articles on fashion and the arts.
After doing an undergrad degree at Glasgow University in English and film studies, Caroline studied a Masters in journalism at Griffith University in Brisbane – all part of a plan to do some more travelling while also furthering her career. She got some exotic sounding work experience at the Vietnam Economic Times in Hanoi, Marie Claire in Sydney and the Courier Mail in Brisbane....
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