Fashion Plates 1950-1970

Author: Constance Korosec

Publisher: Schiffer Design Books


Category: Art

Page: 223

View: 785

Typical and extraordinary clothing of mid-century from recognized and anonymous designers alike are displayed in nearly 500 photographs. Close-ups of fabrics and labels, detailed captions, a fashion timeline with historic context, and a value guide make this book an exciting addition to any library, private or public.

Dictionary of Artists' Models

Author: Jill Berk Jiminez

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Reference

Page: 624

View: 330

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

French Fashion Designers Paper Dolls, 1900-1950

Author: Tom Tierney

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 32

View: 410

Three dolls model 32 lavish costumes — from ostentatious gowns at the turn of the century featuring the hourglass look by Callot Soeurs, to Jacques Fath's feminine evening dress of the fifties.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Costume

Author: Doreen Yarwood

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 471

View: 826

This authoritative resource presents a comprehensive history of clothing and accessories. "A mine of information" (Choice), the book covers every world culture with 650-plus entries, more than 2,100 black-and-white drawings, and eight pages of color illustrations. A detailed index makes it easy to locate garments from any era.

Kovels' Yellow Pages

A Collector's Directory of Names, Addresses, Telephone and Fax Numbers, E-Mail, and Internet Addresses to Make Selling, Fixing and Pricing Your Antiques

Author: Ralph M. Kovel

Publisher: House of Collectibles


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 560

View: 228

Lists a variety of services and resources related to collectibles, including information on autographs, dolls, glass, jewelry, porcelain, stamps, toys, and wicker.

History of World Dress and Fashion, Second Edition

Author: Daniel Delis Hill

Publisher: Daniel Delis Hill


Category: Art

Page: 819

View: 295

The History of World Dress and Fashion presents a comprehensive survey of dress from around the world including China, Japan, India, Africa, the Islamic Empire, and the Ancient Americas. This extensive study features descriptions and analysis of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, accessories, and cultural styles from prehistory into the twenty-first century. Lavishly illustrated in color throughout, it features more than 1600 images - and is a valuable resource for fashion designers, theater costumers, textile researchers, costume collectors and curators, and anyone interest in clothing and style customs of the world.

As Seen in Vogue

A Century of American Fashion in Advertising

Author: Daniel Delis Hill

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 835

Looks at the history of women's fashion advertising in Vogue magazine from the 1890s to the 1990s.

Costume Reference

Author: Marion Sichel

Publisher: David & Charles


Category: History

Page: 84

View: 830

Describes and illustrates the clothing and accessories of English men, women, and children of all classes from Roman and Saxon times to the twentieth century

Fashion Fabrics 1960s

Author: Leslie A. Piña

Publisher: Schiffer Craft


Category: Art

Page: 180

View: 445

Fabric colors, patterns, textures, and fibers reveal as much about a culture as do the furnishings and clothing that relied on the fabrics. In the 1960s, traditional plaids became popular at the same time as bold prints and geometrics, notably Op Art and "psychedelic" patterns. Nearly 600 close-up color photographs of 1960s fabrics with informative captions and index comprise this book for designers, historians, and students of fashion and textiles.