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Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style

By The Smithsonian; $45

Go back to the very beginning with the ultimate guide to fashion history. Through in-depth examination of artifacts, paintings, sculptures, and preserved clothing, this textbook-worthy offering is a fascinating exploration into the how and why of human dress over the last 3,000 years. From the ancient Egyptians to Alexander McQueen, no era is left uncovered.

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