The Dictionary of Fashion History, a revised, edited and updated version of the 1960 original by CW & P Cunnington and Charles Beard (Berg, 2010; revised edition, Bloomsbury, 2017)

‘The Dictionary of Fashion History is an essential purchase (and great value!) for any library serving patrons with an interest in fashion, clothing, art, history, theater, anthropology, or nearly any area of the social sciences’.

Library Journal of America, February 2011.

(Contributing editor) The Berg Encylopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Volume 8, West Europe (Berg 2010)

The 10 volume enyclopedia in paper and online formats won the Dartmouth Medal of the American Library Association for an outstanding work of reference in 2011 and was an element within the Berg Fashion Library which received the 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair Digital Award


Understanding Fashion History, Batsford 2004; reissued 2011

‘This is a well written, well researched and closely argued book . . . [it] should be read by the students of both heritage and dress courses and by museum staff.’

Costume 41, 2007

Other Books

The Visual History of Costume Accessories, Batsford 1998 

(With Nick Merriman and Cathy Ross) The Museum of London Guide, 1996 

Series Editor, with Elane Feldman, Fashions of a Decade: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, Batsford 1990 – 1992 

Royal Dress, Batsford 1989 

(With Aileen Ribeiro) The Visual History of Costume, Batsford 1989 

A Visual History of Costume: the Seventeenth Century, Batsford 1984 

Gloves, Batsford 1982 

Exploring Costume History 1500 – 1900, Batsford 1981; reissued as Costume History 1500 – 1900, 1987; translated into Japanese, 1989

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