Accurate in every detail, this splendid overview of fashions from the second half of the 20th century features the age's most prominent and influential designers. Each of the 140 outfits is identified with the name of the designer, type of costume, and year of its creation. An additional eight-page s... read more
Full-Color Allover Patterns CD-ROM and Book by Dover Vibrant treasury of 141 dazzling royalty-free designs: colorful geometrics, florals and foliates, animal and nature motifs, and more. Ideal for use in designing catalogs, book covers, stationery, greeting cards, and other projects.
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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.
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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.
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.
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Accurate in every detail, this splendid overview of fashions from the second half of the 20th century features the age's most prominent and influential designers. Each of the 140 outfits is identified with the name of the designer, type of costume, and year of its creation. An additional eight-page supplement describes late-20th-century fashions and offers further details about the era's fashions and designers.
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