Valerie Steele on Cultural Influences in Fashion Design
From the Ottoman Empire to modern-day fashion houses, Valerie Steele discusses the history of fashion. Fashion historian and curator Valerie Steele gives profound insight into the global exploration of fashion, culture and identity. She believes that fashion is rich in history; it is not a Western phenomenon. She discusses the empire of fashion and reveals how multiple styles around the world have replaced the dictatorship of a single fashion house.