NAUTICAL CHIC~An essential coffee table book for the fashion lover. Written by Amber Jane Butchart~224 pages of Nautical history & style with 194 color photographs. Pirates, Sailors and the Fisherman....Oh my
Nautical chic has been a mainstay of the fashion world. This book traces traces the history of its trends and impact on the clothes we love. Each chapter highlights a current nautical trend from its origins. While “The Officer” details how brass buttons and braiding came to be Balmain and Givenchy, “The Sailor” explores the undeniable sex appeal of the Navy,“The Fisherman” charts how blue-and-white Breton stripes became the choice of such style arbiters as Coco Chanel and Audrey Hepburn and is still a staple in wardrobes today. Nautical Chic is the definitive history of nautical fashion, citing the most recognizable trends, the icons who made them memorable, and the intriguing story of how they came to be.
AUTHOR~Amber Jane Butchart is a fashion historian working across heritage, broadcasting and academia. She is an Associate Lecturer at London College of Fashion, former visiting Research Fellow at University of the Arts London and the author of Amber Jane Butchart’s Fashion Miscellany.