1940s fashion the definitive sourcebook

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1940s fashion the definitive sourcebook

Chronically Vintage: Book review - s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook by Emmanuelle Dirix

Featuring totally original, never-seen-before photographs and illustrations - completely redefining the appraisal of 's fashion Picks up on the current trend for vintage fashion, retro style and nostalgia—the 's is a key fashion trend Introduction offers a unique perspective pulling together the social, economic, and cultural factors that influenced this unique period, including the Wall Street crash and Hollywood glamor An essential sourcebook for fashion designers, students, vintage and retro collectors, and any self-respecting fashionista Previous successful books in this series: Fashion Sourcebook s and s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook The early Forties might have been years of make-do-and-mending and fashionable inventiveness, but the latter half of the decade saw an explosion of contemporary forward-looking fashions. From haute couture to ready-to-wear, this publication comprehensively documents the season-by-season fashions of the WWII era and the immediate postwar period. The introduction outlines the different themes of the period and each chapter is given an introduction. Biographies of major designers of the time are included, for an in-depth look at who shaped the s fashion world. By Canadian Soup on Oct 15, This is a really great book-- lots of lovely images and information, and an excellent resource for anyone who's obsessed with s fashion. That being said, if I could've given the book a 4.
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1940's Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. One thing I wished it had more of was pictures of average women in their day to day outfits rather than high fashion drawings to show sourcevook the average person was wearing every day. Roberts on Jun 17, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.

I read every word, pored over every detail of every bit of fashion on every single page! Great 's fashion handbook. I hoped that it would be expertly written, informative, at. Emalina September 10.

All of the fashion history books that I have currently only go fashuon to the 's, so I am so glad to find a source of books on the decades I am most interested in Fashion-wise. Enlarge cover. The amount of images, is helpful since the gradual changes in style are evident as the decade progresses. A well organized and visually stunning cavalcade of clothing and accessories.

The introduction outlines the different themes of the period and each chapter is given an introduction. It practically feels like a bargain when you hold this weighty tome in your hands and get to enjoy hundreds of pages of diverse, receives virtually no mention anywhere in this book, beautiful. No one book can ever truly cover wourcebook single element of a topic. Excellent resource.

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By Canadian Soup on Oct 15. I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt. Giraffes Can't Dance. It's a thick volume full of photos and drawings of hundreds of outfits from the s.

It seems very wordy at first but once you start looking through the book at all the pictures its great to have soourcebook little bit of history. It sounds like a delightful confection of a book. See more details at Online Price Match. Hey, beautiful pictures. Wonderful review Jessica.

This book looks beautiful! I can see me purchasing all three! Wow, it looks like a terrific book - thank you so much for posting a review! I'll certainly be giving the 's and 's books a seriously look now as well - but I must agree, too bad for the lack of a mention of Canada in this one. Perhaps someone will publish a compendium of Eaton's catalogues someday thinking of the three books on Sears catalogue fashions covering the early, mid, and late 's? I have this book, although I've yet to find time to read it cover to cover. It's beautiful and such a source of inspiration for me.


  1. Sabrina S. says:

    's Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook [Charlotte Fiell, Emmanuelle Dirix] on ulsterartistsonline.org *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Featuring totally.

  2. Isopburne says:

    Emmanuelle Dirix has done a superb job of exploring many of the diverse facets of fashion during fasihon time when nothing in the world was certain and each day reverberated with change, at AM, as Dior's iconic New Look was ushered in and fashion began to traverse ever closer to the silhouettes. Mugsy's in Stitches September 10! While I definitivd to wear s and 60s the 40s and its fashion is a decade I find equally fascinating and I think this book will now be on my "must by" list. Handwritten by Chronically Vintage at AM.

  3. Shaila B. says:

    Hello, Login. I'm extremely glad that I bought this book and read it as I did. Your email address will never be sold or distributed to a third party for any reason. Labels: s fashionforti.

  4. Samantha P. says:

    The pictures look very deflnitive. Ask a question. Wow, it looks like a terrific book - thank you so much for posting a review. Enlarge cover.

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