Lanvin, Poiret, Schiaparelli, Balenciaga, Balmain, and more — 120 creations from the most famous names in fashion! Well researched and splendidly detailed, this CD-ROM and book set features elegant ball gowns from the turn of the 20th century, dramatic cocktail dresses from the 1940s, and all m... read more
Fashions of the Thirties CD-ROM and Book by Carol Belanger Grafton 476 easy-to-reproduce spots of authentic period apparel from rare issues of the Fashion Service Review: suits, dresses, coats, hats, shoes, swimwear, tuxedos, evening gowns, handbags, undergarments, and more.
Victorian Fashion Accessories CD-ROM and Book by Dover This collection of vintage images spans 50 years of fashion history — from the mid-19th century to 1900. Includes cuts of high-topped footwear, elegant hats and parasols, fans, shawls, jewelry, and much more. 683 black-and-white illustrations.
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.
Old-Fashioned Children Illustrations CD-ROM and Book by Dover Appealing vignettes of winsome moppets — playing with toys and pets, painting, sailing, and engaged in games with other children — will add a touch of nostalgia to a host of projects. 606 black-and-white illustrations.
Victorian Fashions CD-ROM and Book by Dover Features 379 beautiful black-and-white fashion illustrations from Godey's, Harper's Bazar, and others: mid- to late-Victorian walking dresses, ball gowns, cloaks, shawls, and capes, as well as hats, shoes, parasols, handbags, and other decorative accessories.
Victorian Women's Fashion Photos CD-ROM and Book by Dover A fascinating window into everyday life of the past, this collection features 239 authentic images from 1840 through 1900, in which women of every class model the fashions of the era.
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.
Fashion Illustration 1920-1950: Techniques and Examples by Walter T. Foster Comprehensive, user-friendly guide combines four vintage instructional manuals by a famous teacher. Step-by-step drawings with helpful comments explain principles of figure and fashion drawing. Techniques include pencil, pen, wash, and opaque.
Historic Costumes and How to Make Them by Mary Fernald, Eileen Shenton Practical, informative guidebook shows how to create everything from short tunics worn by Saxon men in the fifth century to a lady's bustle dress of the late 1800s. 81 illustrations.
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.
Alexander McQueen Fashions: Re-created in Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney Alexander McQueen made headlines as Kate Middleton wore a gown designed by the House of McQueen for her royal wedding. This paper doll tribute to the late fashion superstar includes 3 dolls and more than 30 costumes.
American Fashion Designers Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney 2 dolls, with a stunning wardrobe of casual clothes, cocktail dresses, and elegant evening gowns, model the creations of 32 top American designers. 32 costumes.
Chanel Fashion Review Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney This collection features 3 dolls and 28 authentic costumes, including the essential little black dress, Chanel suits, and other chic, classic styles by the legendary designer who sparked a fashion revolution.
A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion: Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken Compendium defines over 10,000 words associated with wearing apparel and fashion. From bateau necklines to trilbys and vamps, words are grouped alphabetically according to dress parts, fabrics, and other style categories. Over 750 illustrations.
Erté's Fashion Designs by Erté Splendid selection of 218 black-and-white inventions from legendary designer's productions for Harper's Bazar, 1918–32. Also 8 pages of full-color covers, originals now prized collector's items. Captions. Publisher's Note.
Full-Color Sourcebook of French Fashion: 15th to 19th Centuries by Pauquet Frères Illustrations depicting 500 years of French fashion, reproduced from a rare 19th-century publication, progress chronologically from flamboyant headgear and voluminous robes of 15th-century royalty to high-waisted Empire styles of the Napoleonic era.
Medieval and Renaissance Fashion: 90 Full-Color Plates by Raphaël Jacquemin Drawn from the Louvre and other prestigious collections, these illustrations by a noteworthy 19th century fashion historian form a gallery of iconic portraits, featuring soldiers, nobles, and commons in their finest apparel.
Lanvin, Poiret, Schiaparelli, Balenciaga, Balmain, and more — 120 creations from the most famous names in fashion! Well researched and splendidly detailed, this CD-ROM and book set features elegant ball gowns from the turn of the 20th century, dramatic cocktail dresses from the 1940s, and all manner of garments from the decades in between. Each outfit is identified with the name of the designer, type of costume, and year of its creation. An additional eight-page supplement describes early-20th-century fashions and offers further details about the era's fashions and designers.
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