The History of Sindy: Britain's Top Teenage Doll 1962-1994

The History of Sindy: Britain's Top Teenage Doll 1962-1994

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By (author) Colette Mansell

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  • Publisher: NEW CAVENDISH BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 296 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 297mm x 19mm | 1,247g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1872727549
  • ISBN 13: 9781872727547
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: 535 colour & 13 b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,079,697

Product description

When Sindy was launched in the autumn of 1963 with an exciting wardrobe of fashionable clothes, no-one could have predicted that over the next thirty or so years she would become one of Britain's best-selling teenage dolls. Accompanied by her boyfriend Paul and her kid sister Patch, Sindy was supplied with ever-changing fashions designed by, amonst others, Mary Quant, Hardy Amies, the Emanuels and mor recently Vivienne Westwood. This 300 page book with over 400 colour illustrations is packed with detailed year by year dscriptions of all the changes made to Sindy herself and her marvellous wardrobe which forms a veritable gallery of British fashions in minature.

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Author information

Colette Marshall is a keen collector and dollmaker. Colette bought her first Sindy in 1968 - a New Look Sindy wearing the Ice Skater outfit. Gardually her collection grew and is today considered to be the most extensive in the UK.

Table of contents

The History and Lines of Pedigree The 1960s: Fashion in the sixties Introducing Sindy Sindy's companions New Look Sindy New friends for Sindy and Patch Packaging revolution The 1970s: Fashion in the seventies Lovely, lively Sindy A new face for Sindy Active Sindy Sleeping Beauty The 1980s: Fashion in the eighties Styling Sindy The changing face of a legend Long-legged Sindy The 1990s: Into the new decade Sindy's 30th year