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11 edition of A history of fashion found in the catalog.

A history of fashion

J. Anderson Black

A history of fashion

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clothing and dress -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. Anderson Black, Madge Garland.
    ContributionsGarland, Madge, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT510 .B53 1975b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5060568M
    ISBN 100688028934
    LC Control Number74024705
    OCLC/WorldCa1656325

    Michael Kors set up his own business in They take into consideration the lead time needed for dye manufacturers to secure raw materials and negotiate contracts with suppliers, and the relentless shifts in consumer tastes. The decade began with a continuation of the hippie look of the late s, with kaftans, Indian scarves, and floral-print tunics. Part call to action, part historical text, fashion students will finish with a better understanding of why fast fashion chains are dominating our malls and our closets, why apparel manufacturing is no longer a major U. In the latter part of the 20th cent. In Ralph Lauren opened a boutique for both men and women in Beverly Hills.

    Men had a variety of sport clothes available to them, including sweaters and short pants, commonly known as knickers. While profiting from a clearly defined style, Italian fashion was luxurious and easy to wear. When Hale started at Godey's, the magazine had a circulation of ten thousand subscribers. A chapter about ancient China makes light of bound feet, and for some reason the text skips the s altogether, jumping from the s to the s the rest of the following decades are covered. Due to difficult times, hemlines crept upward in both evening wear and day wear, the latter of which was made using substitute materials whenever possible. Lourdes M.

    The point of all this was to break up a monopoly that supposedly threatened the dominance of the Third Reich. Because of punkLondon retained a considerable degree of influence over fashion, most significantly in the boutiques of the King's Road, where Vivienne Westwood 's boutique, SEXwhich opened inblew with the prevailing wind. Clothes by ready-to-wear retailers such as The GapBanana Republicand Eddie Bauer came to the forefront of fashion, managing to tap into the needs of women who simply wanted comfortable, wearable clothes. A brilliant artistic director, Klein used carefully constructed advertisements containing images tinted with eroticism to promote his sophisticatedly functional mass-produced designs, which won massive popularity among the urban youth of the s. Most renowned was his Bettina blouse made from shirting, which was named after his top model. This need was all the more pressing because increases in overhead and raw material costs were beginning to relegate handmade fashion to the sidelines.


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A history of fashion book

As a complete outsider to fashion, this is more of a three starbook for me since it goes into far too much detail on sleeves, cuts, stitching, fabrics and haute couture techniques, but for a reader interested in costume design, particularly historical costume design, this must be a valuable and key reference book to have access to, at least for a first cut at key fashion characteristics for a given decade.

The book is so fragile that even scholars very rarely get to see it, and then only with two trained curators gingerly turning each page.

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Geoffrey Beenepraised for his elegant and sophisticated cuts and his use of black and white, was at his most successful in the radically simplified designs at which he excelled. At certain other times, as part of a retro movement, designers introduced a revival of s elegance.

The wealthy French had always loved fine clothes—the silk waistcoats and delicate slippers that separated the posh from the plain. Rather than using conventional dress materials, he created garments from aluminumRhodoid, and pieces of scrap metal.

Elsa Schiaparelli showed her first collection in and was immediately hailed by the press as 'one of the rare innovators' of the day. Bedwell also picked out trends with potential Yankee appeal.

In Ralph Lauren opened a boutique for both men and women in Beverly Hills. Michigan State University, M. Jeans profited most from becoming an accepted part of the American fashion scene in the s, their new-found respectability deriving from their inclusion in collections under the heading of sportswear.

At the same time, Parisian color cards were unobtainable. Made of squares of fabric, they transpired, when you came to put them on, to be far more complicated than at first appeared.

On one hand, there was the tailored, unisex look; on the other hand, a fluid, unstructured style with a strong feeling of s glamor.

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Following the closure of her salons in the war years, inaged over seventy, she staged a comeback and on February 5 she presented a collection which contained a whole range of ideas that would be adopted and copied by women all over the world: her famous little braided suit with gold chains, shiny costume jewelry, silk blouses in colors that matched the suit linings, sleek tweeds, monogrammed buttons, flat black silk bows, boaters, quilted bags on chains, and evening dresses and furs that were marvels of simplicity.

The mail-order buyer who ordered five hundred silk dresses to complement his stock of Heliotrope shoes, belts, and gloves would be in the lurch if he got Orchid or Fuchsia.

Men and women are well represented in the pages, which are a bit disorganized but bright and lively. His youthful style, which mixed references to India, Africa, and his native Turkey with clever takes on historical clothing, was reminiscent of hippest nightclubs and the more outrageous street fashions of the time.

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It worked. Soon, boutiques were opened in Rome, Zurichand Buenos Aires. Hats had already begun their decline in the previous decade and were now almost completely extinct except for special occasions.

The fedora and Homburg hatas well as trench coatsdisappeared from widespread use this trend had already begun some years earlier on the more informal West Coast of the US after having been standard parts of menswear since the s.Apr 12,  · From the book Killer Style: How Fashion Has Injured, Maimed and Murdered Through History by Alison Matthews David and Serah-Marie McMahon.

Aug 18,  · This lavishly illustrated book looks at the history of fashion from to Taking a decade-by-decade approach, Daniel James Cole and Nancy Deihl explore the history of fashion as a lively and dynamic manifestation of twentieth-century culture/5.

A comprehensive history of woman's fashion since One side of the fold out contains a full-color detailed illustration of each fashion trend, and the other side contains a full description of each design. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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