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The Fashion Chronicles

The style stories of history's best dressed

From BBC television and radio presenter Amber Butchart, The Fashion Chronicles is an exploration of 100 of the most fascinating style stories ever told.From Eve's fig leaf to Hilary Clinton's pantsuit, the way we choose to clothe our bodies can carry layer upon layer of meaning. Les mer
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From BBC television and radio presenter Amber Butchart, The Fashion Chronicles is an exploration of 100 of the most fascinating style stories ever told.From Eve's fig leaf to Hilary Clinton's pantsuit, the way we choose to clothe our bodies can carry layer upon layer of meaning. Across cultures and throughout history people have used clothing to signify power and status, to adorn and beautify, even to prop up or dismantle regimes.

Here, explore the best-dressed figures in history, from Cleopatra to Beyonce, Joan of Arc to RuPaul. Some have influenced the fashion of today, while some have used their clothing to change the world. But all have a sartorial story to tell.

Entries include:




Tutankhamun


Boudicca


Eleanor of Acquitane


Genghis Khan


King Philip II of Spain


King Louis XIV of France


Catherine the Great


Marie Antoinette


Karl Marx


Amelia Earhart


Josephine Baker


Frida Kahlo


Malcolm X


Marsha Hunt


Beyonce


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


...and many more

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