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Description - Late Victorian and Edwardian Fashions by Tom Tierney

From hoop skirts to bustles: a practical book that's also fun to colourAn era that saw women's fashions go from hoop skirts to softly draped bustles, the late Victorian and Edwardian periods also provided well-to-do ladies with elegant day dresses featuring leg-o'-mutton sleeves and lavish evening wear with plunging necklines. Twenty-nine colourable illustrations of fashionable apparel from the 1860s through 1910 depict - among other outfits - opera capes, frock coats, top hats, and knitted swimwear for men; and for the ladies, walking suits with narrow skirts, bathing outfits that completely cover the figure, and billowing bloomers for bicycling. A dazzling collection for theatrical designers, fashion historians, and style mavens; delightful entertainment for colourists of all ages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486444581
ISBN-10: 0486444589
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 209mm x 3mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Tom Tierney

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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