1920s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook
  • Author : Charlotte Fiell
  • Release Date : 14 October 2021
  • Publisher : Welbeck Publishing Group
  • Genre : Design
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 13 : 9781787398887

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Book Description: 'There isn't a more comprehensive source to Twenties fashion that I can think of ... An absolute must for anyone interested in Twenties fashion or art deco' Style High Club 'A source of all the styles, colours, shapes, and silhouettes of the Golden Twenties' Vogue From the glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties came a fashion revolution. The 1920s is a decade synonymous with social change, reflected in its groundbreaking fashions: from the daring elegance of the 'New Woman' to never-before-seen silhouettes, the styles of the Roaring Twenties still capture the imagination a century later. Sumptuously illustrated with over 500 original photographs, sketches and prints, this extensive sourcebook documents the season-by-season fashions of the Jazz Age. Follow the evolving fashion trends and uncover a fascinating analysis of the progression from haute couture to ready-to-wear in this essential handbook for all fashion historians, students and vintage enthusiasts. Authored and edited by renowned design historian, Charlotte Fiell, this volume also contains an authoritative introduction by fashion historian Emmanuelle Dirix, as well as the biographies of the key designers and fashion houses of the period.

1920s Fashion  The Definitive Sourcebook

1920s Fashion The Definitive Sourcebook

Author : Charlotte Fiell
Publisher : Welbeck Publishing Group
Genre : Design
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'There isn't a more comprehensive source to Twenties fashion that I can think of ... An absolute must for anyone interested in Twenties fashion or art deco' Style High Club 'A source of all the styles, colours, shapes, and silhouettes of the Golden Twenties' Vogue From the glitz and glamour of ...

1940s Fashion  The Definitive Sourcebook

1940s Fashion The Definitive Sourcebook

Author : Charlotte Fiell
Publisher : Welbeck Publishing Group
Genre : Design
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From the ashes of the Second World War came forward-thinking fashions, the likes of which had never been seen before. The early Forties were defined by thriftiness and practicality, a make-do-and-mend attitude in a time of war. However, the latter half of the decade saw the emergence of the traditional ...

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Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Genre : Design
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1940s Fashion

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Publisher : Goodman Publishers
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The early Forties might have been years of make-do-and-mending and fashionable inventiveness, but the latter half of the decade saw and explosion of contemporary forward-looking fashions. This extensive survey brings together previously unpublished photography and beautifully drawn illustrations to provide a comprehensive overview of the period....

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From the turbulence of the 1930s emerged the Golden Age of Glamour. Framed by two world-changing events – the economic crash of 1929 and the outbreak of the Second World War – the 1930s saw new looks emerge and thrive, despite economic and social uncertainty. This was the decade of the bias cut, ...

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