Dress Design by Talbot Hughes
- Hardcover : 224 pages
- ISBN-13 : 978-8182478541
- Dimensions : 22.5 x 14.5 x 2 cm
The designing and making of Costume is a craft—sometimes artistic—with which we are all more or less concerned. It is also, in its own way, one of the living arts, that is, it is still carried forward experimentally by experts directly attached to the “business.” It has not yet been subjected to rules of good taste formulated by Academies and Universities; but when Inigo Jones, the great architect, was asked to make some designs for fancy dress, he based them on the Five Orders of Architecture, and ponderous fancies they were.