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Recommended Books

These books as available at King Library.

  • Deluxe: How Luxury Lost its Luster by Dana Thomas, Call No.: HD9999 .L852 T46 2007Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress, Past and Present by Alison Matthews DavidCall No.: RA779 .M38 2015
  • Paris Fashion: A Cultural History by Valerie Stelle, Call No.: GT887 .S74 1988

         Note: If Miami's copies are checked out, you can order a copy through OhioLINK.

These books are available through OhioLINK. (Hint: Use the OhioLINK tab on the library website).

  • Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano by Dana Thomas
  • Hijacking the Runway: How Celebrities are Steeling the Spotlight from Fashion Designers by Teri Agins
  • The End of Fashion: How Marketing Changed the Clothing Business Forever by Term Agins
  • The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled Into the Spotlight and Made History by Robin Givhan
  • Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style by W. David Marx
  • Mademoiselle, Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History by Rhonda K. Garelick

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Fashion Reference Books at King

These books are in the IMC on the ground (basement) floor at King (the same floor as King Café) in the reference section. The reference section is on your right-hand side when you enter IMC. 

  • The Complete Fashion Sourcebook: GT596 .P393 2005 
  • Fashion, Costume and Culture: GT511. P46 2004 (online e-book)
  • Fashions of a Decade (8 volumes): GT596 .F375 1920
  • Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through World History: GT 507 .G74 2008
  • The Hulton Getty Picture Collection: Decades of Fashion: GT 596 .W67 2000
  • 100 Years of Style: Twentieth Century Fashion (5 vols): GT 596 .W38 2001
  • The Details: Iconic Men's Accessories: GT 1710 .S558 2015

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