From Siren Suits to the New Look
By (author) Jonathan Walford
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Forties Fashion by Jonathan Walford
Book DescriptionThis is the definitive book on fashion in the 1940s, covering everything from French style under the occupation and the make do and mend mentality, through issues of dress, patriotism and propaganda and the development of faux fabrics and rationing, to the rise of American fashion houses and the creation of Christian Diors new look. International attitudes emerge from some 250 illustrations, including period advertisements, images of real clothes, and first-hand accounts from contemporary publications.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500514290
(250mm x 230mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jonathan Walford
Sixties Fashion, Hardback (October 2013)
By the end of the decade, styles, markets, materials, demographics, inspirations and the definition of fashion had been transformed. This book shows how a new internationalism changed the fashion landscape, as London, New York, Florence, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Madrid and Rome challenged the dominance of Paris haute couture.
1950s American Fashion, Paperback (September 2012)
The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. American designers looked to what American women needed and found inspirations for American fashion design. This title follows the American fashion industry from New York's 7th Avenue to the beaches of California in search of clothes that defined 1950s American fashion.
Forties Fashion, Paperback (January 2011)
Focuses on fashion in the 1940s, offering coverage ranging from French style under the Occupation and the make do and mend mentality, through issues of dress, patriotism and propaganda and the development of faux fabrics and rationing, to the rise of American fashion houses and the creation of Christian Diors New Look.
Shoes A-Z, Hardback (October 2010)» View all books by Jonathan Walford
Tells the story of sixty years of shoes. This book covers more than 350 leading womens shoes designers and manufacturers, and includes a range of fashionable styles, from trainers to haute couture.
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