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The Culture of Clothes

A Celebration of World Dress

Giovanna Alessio Chaaya Prabhat



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Faber & Faber
18 May 2021
A stunning exhibition of national dress from around the world, curated and beautifully illustrated by Indian illustrator, Chaaya Prabhat. Explore how traditional dress is an important part of a region's identity and the meaning behind the intricate details and symbols they feature.

This book will take readers on a colourful journey around the world, visiting 30 different countries, including: Bali; China; India; Japan; South Korea; Philippines; Thailand; Mexico; Greenland; USA; Argentina; Peru; Panama; Brazil; Namibia; Mali; Kenya; Nigeria; Cameroon; Portugal; Germany; France; Spain; Czech Republic; Norway; New Zealand; Samoa; Papua New Guinea
By:   Giovanna Alessio
Illustrated by:   Chaaya Prabhat
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 311mm,  Width: 248mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   745g
ISBN:   9781787411609
ISBN 10:   1787411605
Pages:   80
Publication Date:   18 May 2021
Recommended Age:   From 7 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  General/trade ,  English as a second language ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Chaaya Prabhat is a graphic designer, illustrator and lettering artist. After completing her M.A in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, she is now working independently in Chennai, India. She has worked with several clients such as Snapchat, Facebook, Google and The Obama Foundation.

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