This glamorous book, part of the "V&A Fashion in Detail" series, illustrates the intricate details of twentieth-century fashion. Spectacular photographs, accompanied by expert commentaries and specially commissioned line drawings, focus on fanciful Dior bows, Chanel button-holes and metal sprinfs on a Schiaparelli jacket. This unique study provides an insight into the techniques and craft practices used by couturiers and the construction of these amazing garments. "Twentieth-Century Fashion in Detail" will delight all followers of fashion. This title was previously available as "Modern Fashion in Detail".