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Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Colour, Valerie Steele * Panavision Pink: Deceptively Demure, Deborah Nadoolman Landis * Feminine Desire and Fragility: Pink in Eighteenth-Century Portraiture, A. Cassandra Albinson * Pink Predictions, Regina Lee Blaszczy In the Pink of Things: Gender, Sexuality and Race, Dominique Grisard * Mexican Rose, Tanya Melendez * The Colour of the Day: Many Shades of Pink in Japan, Masafumi Monden

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A beautifully illustrated exploration of the significance of the colour pink in fashion, art and culture from the 18th century to the present day

About the Author

Valerie Steele is director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, and co-author of more than twenty books.

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'In Pink, Valerie Steele brews a mesmerizing potion of historic and cultural intrigue emitting from the world's most polarizing colour. I am always captivated by Dr. Steele's work, but Pink is especially hypnotic. Like me, you won't be able to put it down!' - Tim Gunn, Mentor, Project Runway
'Confirmation, that being in the pink - from flamingo to fuchsia - is cool once more' - RED
'With essays and a string of dazzling, sugary imagery all in one place, [Pink] is a feast for the eyes as well as the mind' - Refinery 29
'A gorgeously illustrated cultural history' - The Lady
'decodes the candy coloured shade in fashion, art and politics over the years [and] features essays by scholars across the disciplines, giving readers access to a wealth of research into subjects' - Hunger
'Approaches the history of this single colour from the perspective of fashion and anyone curious about its made shade will find much to enjoy' - Times Literary Supplement
'Captivating' - Home House

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