Vintage Fashion

Vintage Fashion : Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics

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The definitive word on the most influential designers and looks of the twentieth century, Vintage Fashion is a gorgeous resource for fashionistas, vintage clothing fanatics, and designers of all ages and varieties. Whether an aspiring fashion professional or simply a lover of vintage styles, Emma Baxter Wright's acclaimed guide to wearing and collecting vintage articles is an unmatched and invaluable guide to discovering a more exciting life-of-style today.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 223 pages
  • 213.36 x 274.32 x 17.78mm | 861.82g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0062120867
  • 9780062120861
  • 528,267

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Real? Rare? Or repro? Wonder no more.

With Vintage Fashion: Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics, 1900-1990 in hand, expertise on the twentieth century's most influential vintage garments is yours.

Decade by decade, this rich volume explores the evolution of women's fashion in a cultural context, highlighting the most important designers and signature looks in great detail. To complement the detailed text, the book includes more than 250 gorgeous, full-color photographs and illustrations showcasing quality fabrics, innovative techniques, important silhouettes and colors, and exquisite workmanship. As a bonus, a "Key Looks" feature in every chapter provides an at-a-glance view of the important shapes, colors, and details that defined each era. Finally, a shopping guide, tips on care, glossaries on fashion terms, and a list of the century's most collectable and important designers round out this invaluable guide.
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