1940's Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook

1940's Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook

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Paperback, Innovative Logistics Llc, 2013, ISBN13 9781847960467, ISBN10 1847960464
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1940'S FASHION

"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fashions. 1940s Fashion: the Definitive Sourcebook is an extensive survey that brings together previously unpublished photography and beautifully drawn illustrations to provide a comprehensive overview of the period, from the austerity fashion of the war years to the introduction of Dior's revolutionary ""New Look,"" and the rise of Hollywood glamour.
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 images feature prominent stars of the decade such as Joan Bennett, Veronica Lake and Barbara Stanwyck, and designers including Dior, Lucien Lelong, Balmain, Nina Ricci, and Worth.
1940s Fashion: the Definitive Sourcebook covers every aspect of female fashions from the period, from lacy evening gowns, tailored skirt-suits and luxurious fur jackets to figure-sculpting undergarments, satin negligees and glamorous swimwear. 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 1940s fashion world."

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Number of Pages: 512
Original Languages: English
Author: Fiell, Charlotte ,  Dirix, Emmanuelle
Series Title: The Definitive Sourcebook
Publisher: Antique Collectors Club Ltd
ISBN-13: 9781847960467
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 8.00 x 11.25 x 1.50 Inches
ISBN-10: 1847960464
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