Valerie Steele

Valerie Steele

Valerie Fahnestock Steele (born 1955) is a fashion historian, curator, and director of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She was appointed director of the museum in 2003. [ [ FIT Press Release] , 5 May 2003 (accessed 11 July 2007).]

elected works

* "Gothic: Dark Glamour", Yale University Press, 2008, ISBN 00300136943 / 9780300136944 / 0-300-13694-3.
* "Encyclopedia of clothing and fashion" (editor in chief), Charles Scribner's Sons, 2005, ISBN 0684314517.
* "Fashion, Italian style", Yale University Press, 2003, ISBN 0300100140.
* "The Fan: Fashion and Femininity Unfolded", Rizzoli International Publications, 2002, ISBN 0847824462.
* "The Red Dress", Rizzoli International Publications, 2001, ISBN 084782392X.
* "The Corset: a cultural history", Yale University Press, 2001, ISBN 0300090714.
* "Shoes: a lexicon of style", Rizzoli International Publications , 1999, ISBN 0847821668.
* "China chic : East meets West" (with John S. Major), Yale University Press , 1999, ISBN 0300079303.
* "Bags: a lexicon of style" (with Laird Borrelli), Scriptum Publishers, 1999, ISBN 1902686047.
* "Fifty years of fashion: new look to now", Yale University Press, 1997, ISBN 0300071329.
* "Fetish: fashion, sex, and power", Oxford University Press, 1996, ISBN 0195090446.
* "Women of fashion: twentieth-century designers", Rizzoli International Publications, 1991, ISBN 0847813940.
* "Men and women: dressing the part" (editor, with Claudia Brush Kidwell), Smithsonian, 1989, ISBN 0874745594.
* "Paris fashion: a cultural history", Oxford University Press, 1988, ISBN 0195044657.
* "Fashion and eroticism: ideals of feminine beauty from the Victorian era to the Jazz Age", Oxford University Press, 1985, ISBN 0195035305.


External links

* Valerie Steele Fashion [ Web Site]

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