One hundred twenty pages of illustrations, accompanied by descriptive captions, depict one-piece strapless bathing suits and dresses with plunging necklines for women; business suits with wide lapels for men; bluejeans, plaid shirts, and full, knee-length swing skirts for girls; fringed cowboy suits ... read more
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Everyday Fashions of the Sixties As Pictured in Sears Catalogs by JoAnne Olian Scores of illustrations with their original captions specifying colors, sizes, prices. Items include lingerie and playclothes to bridal ensembles, Madras jackets, and vinyl slicker coats. Introduction. Over 300 black-and-white illustrations.
Montgomery Ward Fashions of the Twenties by JoAnne Olian This stylish collection offers hundreds of sepia-tone illustrations and captions that depict the fashions of the '20s — from women's chemise dresses and hats to men's suits and work clothes, plus kids' apparel.
Fashion in Underwear: from Babylon to Bikini Briefs by Elizabeth Ewing This revealing, profusely illustrated survey ranges from the ancient world through modern times, tracing the development of hoops, petticoats, corsets, brassieres, and other garments, and examining the ways in which these items reflect social influences.
Costume and Fashion by Alan Weller From Native American rituals to the court of Versailles, this fashion archive presents finery from around the world. Focusing chiefly on Western styles, it spans centuries of attire from every walk of life. 206 illustrations.
The Mode in Footwear: A Historical Survey with 53 Plates by R. Turner Wilcox Take a stroll through history with this illustrated compendium covering centuries of footwear. Black-and-white images detail everything from Tutankhamen's burial sandals, to Chinese silk wedges used for binding feet, to American saddle oxfords.
The Corset and the Crinoline: An Illustrated History by W. B. Lord Profusely illustrated fashion history examines how the use of wood, whalebone, steel, hoops, and tight laces had a gripping influence on shaping the figures of women from ancient Greece to 19th-century Vienna.
Hats: A History of Fashion in Headwear by Hilda Amphlett An illustrated view of 2,000 years of head coverings, this engaging and literate survey features over 800 drawings depicting the headgear of both genders, all classes, and many nationalities.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Costume by James R. Planche Thousands of terms associated with apparel worn in the principal countries of Europe appear in this extensive and convenient reference. Alphabetically arranged, the profusely illustrated volume features over 1,300 detailed line drawings.
The History of Underclothes by C. Willett Cunnington, PhiIlis Cunnington Fascinating, well-documented survey covering 6 centuries of English undergarments, enhanced with over 100 illustrations: 12th-century laced-up bodice, footed long drawers (1795), 19th-century bustles, 19th-century corsets for men, Victorian "bust improvers," much more.
Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper's Bazar, 1867-1898 by Stella Blum Day costumes, evening wear, sports clothes, shoes, hats, other accessories in over 1,000 detailed engravings. Very thorough identification of styles, materials, colors by editor. "An endlessly entertaining book." — Theatre Design and Technology.
20th-Century Fashion Illustration: The Feminine Ideal by Rosemary Torre, Harold Koda This captivating retrospective explores the social context of fashion with informative text and over 70 striking images. Profiles include flappers, glamour girls, flower children, and the modern obsession with celebrity styles.
One hundred twenty pages of illustrations, accompanied by descriptive captions, depict one-piece strapless bathing suits and dresses with plunging necklines for women; business suits with wide lapels for men; bluejeans, plaid shirts, and full, knee-length swing skirts for girls; fringed cowboy suits for youngsters of both genders; more. Over 300 black-and-white illustrations.
Original selection of pages from Sears Catalogs, 1950-1959.
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