Why Do We Wear Clothes?

Why Do We Wear Clothes?


Do you know why a chef's hat has 100 pleats? Or how many ways there are to tie a tie?

Packed full of whacky facts and stunning clothes from designers and cultures around the world, as well as glorious illustrations featuring objects from the V&A, this book is a must-have for anyone who has ever wondered why we wear the clothes we do.

Published in association with the V&A Museum, your purchase helps the V&A to enrich people's lives as the world's leading museum of art and design.

About the author

Helen Hancocks

Helen Hancocks graduated with a first class degree in illustration with animation from the Manchester School of Art in 2011. She is the author/illustrator of William and the Missing Masterpiece, William Heads to Hollywood, Ella Queen of Jazz and the bestselling Penguin in Peril. She lives and works in the UK.
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