Nylon: The Manmade Fashion Revolution
- Publish Date: 2000-02-13
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Susannah Handley
The story of synthetics in fashion, beginning with Courtauld's ArtSilk and taking in DuPont's invention of nylon in the late thirties and the advent of rayon, crimplene and lycra. The part played by fashion houses is discussed, along with the rise of the Japanese couturiers.