The first visual history of Modernist Italian fashion during Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime, and the product of immense research, Fashion at the Time of Fascism charts the fashion industry's negotiation of couture, politics, and the legacy of this era in shaping today's fashion industry. Mario Lupano and Alessandra Vaccari explore and compare a huge range of forgotten archival sources. This volume is further enriched by a thorough iconographic index and a detailed reference list, making it a revelation for both general readers and scholars.
Hardcover. 400 pages.