Vintage Fashions for Women 1920s-1940s
By (author) Kristina Harris
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Vintage Fashions for Women 1920s-1940s by Kristina Harris
Book DescriptionThere is always another old dress lurking around the corner, waiting to be "rescued", says Kristina Harris. A cornucopia of 403 full-color photographs, of fun, sophisticated, frivolous, and glamorous fashions on live models include rich satin evening gowns, fun flapperish beaded dresses, sleek and classic suits, knickered and skirted bathing suits, distinctive cloche hats, beaded bags, elaborate shoes, and a splendid host of accessory items. From whimsical anecdotes to wonderful historical details that help bring the era alive, this book conveys a vivid picture of the women of Jazz and Big Band era. Garnish this with specific and sound advice on using style, construction, and other details to value, identify, date, and further enhance items in your collection. A value guide is included to help experienced collectors and novices alike as they search for new discoveries. For everyone who has admired the fashions of the 20s, 30s and 40s, this book will be treasured possession.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780887409868
(279mm x 216mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Vintage photographs depict girls playing dress-up in their mothers' clothes, a boy dressed in Little Lord Fauntleroy style, and scores of other representative portraits. Captions.
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