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The fashion of film: how cinema has inspired fashion

The fashion of film: how cinema has inspired fashion

Butchart, Amber, author

Fashion historian Amber Butchart takes a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks. With beautiful imagery and thoroughly-researched text, she looks at how our most iconic movies have transformed the world of high fashion

Book. English.
Published London: Mitchell Beazley, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Amber Butchart
ISBN: 178472176X, 9781784721763
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 29 cm
Subject: Performing Arts.; Fashion in motion pictures.; Fashion.

Author note

Amber Butchart is a fashion historian and authority on the history of style. She is an associate lecturer at London College of Fashion, a former research fellow at the University of the Arts London, and hosts a series of regular talks at the V&A Museum. Amber's work has led to her being featured on numerous television and radio programmes on the BBC, Sky Arts and Channel 4, as well as in a huge number of publications, including Vogue, Grazia, Glamour, the Guardian and The Times.

Amber has spoken at events hosted by prestigious cultural organisations including the British Museum, Tate Britain, Royal Academy of Arts, the Design Museum and the British Film Institute. She is a regular on SHOWstudio fashion week panels. Amber was Head Buyer and Trend Analyst for cutting-edge international vintage clothing chain Beyond Retro, and has worked with top fashion brands, applying her historical knowledge to their public campaigns.